Resting on to all the speculation, BJP President, Rajnath Singh announces its team on Sunday for the forthcoming election in 2014; declaring Narendra Singh Modi, the chief Minister of Gujarat as the key core member of the team
Narendra Singh Modi, member of BJP Party League and Chief Minister of Gujarat is often praised for his work on Industrialization in Western Gujarat and is seemingly a promising Prime Minister Candidature for our Country. As stated by BJP Spokesperson, Meenakshi Lekhi “The reign was done by the new party president keeping in mind the general elections of 2014. The party will announce the prime ministerial candidate when the time comes,”
Remarking the return of Modi after 6 years, BJP another party Spokesperson, Prakash Javadekar said, “Narendra Modiji is one of the popular leaders of the country, and that is why he is in the parliamentary board,”
Further he adds, “New and experienced faces are included in the team, as our aim is to win the 2014 elections and relieve the country of bad governance by the Congress.”
The key aspect that could be ruled out of this announcement is the clear vision of BJP to win the next Lok Sabha poll, a source revealed. Moreover, Modi is the only designated Chief Minister on the parliamentary board among all the selected members. Modi has secured his place in the party’s central election committee.
Beyond, party (BJP) has announced 80 members in the team to combat for the 2014 elections with 12 selected as vice presidents, 10 as general secretaries, 15 as secretaries, 7 as spokespersons, 12 as members of Central Parliamentary Board, 19 as members of Central Election Committee and 5 as members of Central Disciplinary Committee.
The team majorly comprise of Modi’s trusted aide and Gujarat’s former home minister Amit Shah, former central ministers Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Ananth Kumar, and Varun Gandhi. They all have secured their place in the party as General Secretaries. Whereas, Smriti Irani and Uma Bharti has been promoted as Vice Presidents of the Party (BJP). However, former finance minister Yashwant Sinha failed to find any place in the Party
Prakash Javadekar, Party Spokesperson has described the new team as “perfect and well balanced team”. Further adding that, “Rajnathji selected the team after consulting all the senior leaders in last seven-eight days. This new team is being accepted well by everyone. The team consists of experienced and new people. All sections of the society are well represented,”
Moreover he says, “Modi is the senior most chief minister and has become an icon of non corrupt leader. He is the most popular leader.”