Lucknow: BJP stalwart JP Nadda on Saturday arrived in Lucknow to address a meeting of district council presidents and block chiefs. Nadda was welcomed by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and many other party officials on lading at the airport.
BJP official said, that this visit is considered significant as Nadda will review the organizational framework of the party in Uttar Pradesh by meeting with party officials, ahead of the UP Assembly election scheduled for the next year. The UP MPs were asked to make people of their area aware of the works done by both State and Central Government and to understand their problems and were also asked to increase involvement with people of their constituencies, as per media reports
The Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are lined up to take place in 2022. Notably, The BJP had stormed back to power in the state after bagging 309 seats in the 2017 Assembly polls. In the 403 member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, among the major parties, BJP has 309 legislators, SP 49, BSP 18, and Congress 7.