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Modi, Shah, Yogi and Hema among BJP big guns to campaign in Haryana

Modi, Shah, Yogi and Hema among BJP big guns to campaign in Haryana
BJP chief Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File photo

Pradeep Sharma
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, April 23

BJP top guns, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and cine stars Hema Malini and Sunny Deol, will spice up the party’s election campaign in the run-up to the May 12 Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP on Tuesday released the list of 40 star campaigners, which included the who’s who of the party at the state and national level.

Among the Union ministers who would woo the voters ahead of the parliamentary elections, included Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal, Birender Singh, VK Singh, Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar.

Other senior central leaders in the star campaigners’ list included Uma Bharati, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Ram Lal, Satpal Maharaj, Manoj Tewari, Anil Jain, Kalraj Mishra and Vishwas Sarang.

Besides Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje Scindia have been named in the list which is being forwarded to the Haryana Chief Electoral Officer.

Besides Haryana ministers, including Ram Bilas Sharma, Capt Abhimanyu, Anil Vij, Vipul Goel, Kavita Jain, OP Dhankar, Rao Narbir Singh and Krishan Lal would also take an active part in the election campaign.

State BJP president Subhash Barala said here today that final programme of various leaders was being chalked out so that the BJP could better its performance of seven Lok Sabha seats.

However, sources said senior leaders, including Modi and Shah, were likely to hit the campaign trail in the first week of May.

Among the state leaders in the list are BJP chief Subhash Barala, Sandeep Joshi and Ved Pal.


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