There are assembly elections in Rajasthan next year (Rajasthan Assembly Election 2023), all political parties have intensified preparations regarding this. In this election, BJP does not seem to be in any mood to take any risk. This is the reason why party veteran and Union Home Minister Amit Shah himself is coming on the front. Amit Shah has also prepared a plan for the victory of Rajasthan. In Rajasthan too, they are going to follow the UP trick.
Amit Shah is scheduled to reach Jodhpur in the afternoon, where he will address the concluding session of the national level meeting of BJP’s OBC Morcha today. Jodhpur is the hometown of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who also comes from the OBC category. Party functionaries in Jodhpur said Shah would be accorded a grand welcome on his arrival and over 1,500 party workers wearing saffron turbans on motorcycles would take him from the airport to the venue of the rally as a rallying point.
National President of BJP’s OBC Morcha K. Laxman, Union Labor Minister Bhupendra Yadav and BJP’s Rajasthan unit chief Satish Poonia inaugurated the 2-day working committee meeting on Friday morning. Soon after the OBC Morcha meeting, Shah will address BJP booth level workers at Jodhpur’s Dussehra Maidan. The party is mobilizing its booth level workers from across the division for the meeting. A BJP leader said that the meeting of party workers will be historic.
The National Working Committee meeting of BJP’s OBC Morcha in Jodhpur is aimed at strengthening the party’s OBC vote bank in the state ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections. Jodhpur area, popularly known as Marwar, is the largest division of Rajasthan, which includes 6 districts (Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Sirohi, Pali). Of the total 200 assembly constituencies, 33 are in Jodhpur division, 10 of which are in Jodhpur district alone, and 14 of them are currently held by the BJP, 17 with the Congress, one with the Independent and one with the National Democratic Party. Assembly elections in Rajasthan are to be held at the end of next year.
BJP state president Poonia said that OBC is a huge community. It is with the ideology of BJP. This is the first time that we have 27 (central) ministers from this community under BJP rule. Also, the OBC commission has been given constitutional recognition by the Narendra Modi government. Home Minister Shah said that facilities for tourists will be developed under this project funded by the central government. Its aim is to promote border tourism.