State BJP to Protest against Inflation on Social Networking Sites
With Madhya Pradesh unit of BJP preparing to take party workers to participate in party’s April 21 agitation against inflation in New Delhi, its IT wing has decided to initiate an e-campaign against rising prices, reported IANS quoting party unnamed party sources.
“The state BJP IT cell has resolved to launch an e-campaign against price rise using social networking sites,” a BJP leader was quoted as saying.
“It was decided at the meeting held Sunday to launch the campaign against price rise on the internet as part of the party’s agitation on the issue,” state BJP IT cell president Anil Sapre was quoted as saying.
He said that party was taking such a step for the first time to wake the government from its slumber, said report.
Report said quoting sources that state unit of the party also decided to book at least 10 trains to take as many workers from the state as possible to take part in the agitation.
The decision was taken at a recent BJP office meeting attended of party office-bearers, district presidents and district returning officers, report said.
Report said that party decided that the trains would have general compartments and if they were unavailable, second choices would sleeper coaches.
The trains would run from Bhopal, Rewa, Jabalpur, Betul, Ratlam, Indore and certain other places. Furthermore, workers would also reach Delhi by bus from Morena and Bhind, said report.
Also, all party leaders, including chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and MPs and MLAs would address pubic meetings and get at least one crore signatures from people in the state against inflation, said report.
The signature campaign would be held at all the 50,000 polling booths in the state and the signatures would be submitted to President Pratibha Patil, report said.