Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to virtually address a meeting of BJP national office bearers on Friday, according to an ANI report. The meeting of the national office bearers of the BJP began on Thursday with the meeting of the national general secretaries. On Thursday, BJP President JP Nadda had also visited the exhibition based on the life of Kushabhau Thakre and Sunder Singh Bhandari. During his visit, Nadda took the detailed report of the states from the party general secretaries in the meeting and gave directions to expedite the programs of the party.
The meeting will also see participation from senior party leaders including national office bearers, state party chiefs and organizational secretaries. The meeting will focus on preparations for the assembly elections to be held this year and next year, the report said.
Assembly elections are to be held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh later this year and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Nagaland will go to polls next year.
In other news, PM Modi will join US President Joe Biden and prime ministers of Australia and Japan at a summit of the Quad leaders in Tokyo on May 24.
Making the announcement of PM Modi’s participation at the summit, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said PM Modi will also have bilateral talks with US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
PM Modi is also likely to hold a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart.
“At the invitation of Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the third Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on 24 May 2022 along with President Joseph R Biden Jr. of the US and the Prime Minister of Australia,” Mr Bagchi said.