February 12, 2019
Coimbatore : BJP does not have any problem as far as engagement (with regard to electoral alliance in Tamil Nadu) with any parties, its National General Secretary, P Muralidhar Rao said on Tuesday.
He was replying to a specific question whether the criticism of Central Government in Lok Sabha yesterday by AIADMK senior MP, M Thambidaurai, would scuttle the chances of possible alliance with that party, Rao told reporters that there was no problem as far as engagement was concerned
“AIADMK party has not issued such kind of statement and I will not talk about it,” Rao said.
“We are having discussions with friendly parties. Definitely BJP will have alliance and the alliance in Tamil Nadu is for the good governance and positive development,” he said.
Stating that there was progress in the discussions, he said that the party will declare about the engagement and alliance talks soon.
When pointed about the criticism by Thambidurai, he said the public response to BJP in Tamil Nadu was good. It showed Modiji’s connect with the people is increasing and Modij’s visit to Tirupur two days ago was a resounding success, he said.
When repeatedly asked about Thambidurai, he said “I am not talking about any individual. AIADMK party has not not issued such kind of statement.”
Rao said that he was here to collect the ideas from various sectors for the BJPs vision document for 2019 elections, as part of BJP Man Ki Bath Modi ke saath.
The party has decided to contact at least 10 crore people from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Arunadhal Pradesh to Gujarat and not sparing any sector–industry, labour, unorganised sector and services.
All leaders including Amit Shah, cabinet ministers, ministers and top State leaders will participate in the campaign, he said.
Stating that Tirupur, Coimbaore and Karur was very important clusters and textile in this region was giving largescale employment after agriculrure.
Representatives of various textile association, including spinners, weavers, dyers and machinery manufacturers had given suggestions to incorporate them into the vision document.