Thiruvananthapuram: In order to gear up election campaigns of the party and to evaluate the poll preparedness undertaken by the party state leadership so far, BJP national president Amit Shah will visit Kerala in the last week of this month. During the visit he will hold a series of meetings with party functionaries of various levels.
There are indications that Amit Shah will have discussions with some leaders of prominent Hindu organizations to assess the winning probabilities of party candidates in the constituencies where the BJP has a substantial presence.
The deadlock prevailing in the party regarding the selection of candidates for Lok Sabha polls and the dispute between BJP and BDJS over the sharing of seats will also be sorted out in the presence of Amit Shah.
Despite the shortcomings in the conduct of protest struggles, BJP central leadership is of the opinion that the open stand taken by the party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sabarimala issue has helped them to widen its mass base in Kerala.
In the backdrop of Sabarimala Issue the BJP leadership is also fondly nursing hopes of an electoral victory in at least two seats. The party has also decided to concentrate its electioneering in entire Kerala on Sabarimala issue.
On February 24th in Palakkad ,Amit Shah will attend a meeting of party leaders of Palakkad,Kannur,Kasargod and Kozhikode districts. He will also address a public meeting there.
Amit Shah has already directed the state leadership to conduct family meetings in the name of ‘parivar sangamam’ in booth level in all 20 LS constituencies.
Before Amit Shah’s visit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will kick start JP’s poll campaign in Kerala. The U.P Chief Minister will address a public meeting in Pathanamthitta on 14th of February. Pathanamthitta, the Lok Sabha segment which includes Sabarimala, is one among the five seats where B.J.P nurtures big dreams.