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Gujarat BJP administers oath to party workers, candidates on Samarpan Diwas


The BJP on Thursday celebrated the contributions of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, the founder of Jan Sangh, as Samarpan Diwas across the country. The Gujarat BJP too commemorated the occasion during which state president CR Patil administered oath of community service to BJP party members and candidates for the local body elections scheduled later this month.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and his deputy Nitin Patel were also present during the event organised at Kankaria Lake in Ahmedabad. While 192 candidates who are in the fray for the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation elections were present at the event, BJP candidates contesting local body elections in other cities of the state joined the event virtually.

Work for people

The party said the programme is aimed at promoting the life and works of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay and to inculcate the same dedication among BJP workers and poll candidates. The party workers were administered the oath to dedicate their life for the welfare of the people and to follow the party’s principles.

The party workers also took oath to promote the ideals and principles of the BJP among people and ensure benefits of government schemes reaches the people for whom the schemes are meant.

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During the event, Vijay Rupani said that power is a medium to serve the people and the candidates should dedicate their life for the welfare of the people who have voted them to power.

PM Modi addressed BJP MPs in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the party MPs on the occasion of ‘Samarpan Diwas’ to commemorate the contributions of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary.

PM Modi said Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay has always been an inspiration to people. His ideas are relevant in today’s times and will continue to be so. Prime Minister Modi said that Deendayal Upadhyay always believed that only a strong nation can contribute to build a better world.

Focusing on Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the prime minister said Deendayal Ji visioned for an India that is self-reliant not just in agriculture, but also in defence and weaponry.  PM Modi added whatever decisions the government has taken have always been for the welfare of the people.


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