Jodhpur: The BJP’s OBC Morcha or OBC wing is holding its two-day public working advisory group meeting in Jodhpur, the home turf of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and furthermore the electorate of Union priest Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
The gathering is pointed toward reinforcing the party’s OBC vote bank in the state in front of the great stakes get together decisions one year from now.
The BJP also wants to measure its strength in the state’s western part. Ashok Gehlot, who belongs to the OBC mali community, has a sizable presence across western Rajasthan.
Home Minister Amit Shah, who showed up in Jaisalmer last night, will address a meeting of the vital gathering at a city lodging today – the second day of the social event.
Amit Shah will visit the Tanot Mata sanctuary in Jaisalmer prior to leaving for Jodhpur.
Not long after the OBC Morcha meeting, Mr Shah will address BJP’s corner level laborers at Jodhpur’s Dussehra Ground.
The gathering was initiated on Friday by the BJP’s OBC Morcha boss K Laxman and the party’s Rajasthan boss Satish Poonia.
Previous Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje likewise showed up in Jodhpur on Friday. Ms Raje’s allies lined up in huge numbers to welcome her in an unmistakable sign to the focal authority that she actually has areas of strength for a base in the state.
Of the 200 Assembly constituencies, 33 are in Jodhpur division that contains six locale – Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Sirohi, and Pali. The BJP presently holds 14 seats, the Congress 17, while the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party and Independents hold one seat each.