BJP launches ‘Voter Connect Digital Campaign’


BJP leaders and members of the party’s NGO cell have also intensified their door-to-door drive and are aggressively urging them to vote….reports Asian Lite News

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched a targeted plan to cover at least 5 lakh households under its ‘Voters Connect Digital Campaign’ to woo voters in 12 districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

As per the party’s organisational structure, these 12 administrative districts form 16 organisational districts of BJP’s Kashi Prant, with many administrative districts sub divided further for better organisational working.

“Under it, we plan to cover a minimum of 7,000 houses each in all the 69 Assembly constituencies of eastern Uttar Pradesh, including 12 in Prayagraj, seven in Pratapgarh and three in Kaushambhi besides others districts like Bijnor, Sonbhadra, Varanasi, Amethi etc with an aim to ensure a clean sweep for the BJP in the 2022 polls,” said Rajni Kant, Kashi Prant co-convener of the BJP’s NGO cell.

“We are interacting with voters and compiling all details in a digital format like district, name of assembly segment and voters, their mobile numbers, address, polling booth details, expectations from government, as well as details of the BJP worker who visited the house.”

Kant said help of NGOs active in different assembly segments, including rural areas, too was being taken in this mission also called ‘Digital Vijay Abhiyan-2022’.

BJP leaders and members of the party’s NGO cell have also intensified their door-to-door drive and are aggressively urging them to vote.

Aiming for a record show, BJP workers will also interact with members of women self-help groups (SHGs), Asha, social workers and others, listing out the welfare schemes of the Union and state governments.

The BJP state leadership has also chalked out a special strategy to reach out to each house ahead of polling day and many teams have been formed to connect with voters.

Door to door campaign

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will campaign door to door in Noida on Monday to seek votes for party candidate Pankhuri Pathak. This will be her first physical campaign since the Election Commission banned rallies.

The Congress has given tickets to 40 per cent women and has sought votes for the empowerment of the fairer gender in the state. The party on Sunday released its fourth list of 61 candidates, including 24 women for the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh to be held in seven phases.

So far the party has given tickets to 127 women in the state. In the first list of 125 candidates, 50 are women; the second list of 41 has 16 women; and in the third list of 89 candidates, 37 are women.

The fourth list includes candidates from Rae Bareli and Amethi. From Harchandpur, Surender Vikram Singh has been given a ticket and from Sareni, Sudha Dwivedi has been fielded. Both seats are in Rae Bareli. In Amethi from Gauriganj, Mohd Fateh Bahadur is being fielded.

The other candidates who are in the fray are — from Hathras, Kuldeep Kumar Singh; from Kasganj, Kuldeep Pandey; from Kishni (SC) Dr Vinay Narayan Singh; from Bisalpur, Shikha Pandey.

During the release of the first list, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had said the party is fulfilling its promise of giving 40 per cent tickets to women candidates.

In the first list she said women have been chosen from diverse backgrounds. These include the mother of Unnao Rape Survivor; Poonam Pandey, an Asha Worker; Nida Ahmed, a journalist; and social activist Sadaf Jafar from Lucknow who was at the forefront of anti-CAA protests.

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