BJP President Amit Shah, the protagonist of BJP's landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand will be felicitated in Goa on April 9. BJP, under Shah's leadership also managed to grab power in 2 other states of Goa and Manipur where the party was not in majority.
BJP Goa unit would be felicitating Amit Shah on April 9 for leading the party and forming the government in four states after the recently held assembly elections," party's Goa Unit President Vinay Tendulkar told PTI on Tuesday.
He said a public meeting would be organised at Campal ground in Panaji which will be attended by more than 30,000 people.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will also be present for the function, he said.
This would be Shah's first visit to Goa after the February 4 Legislative Assembly elections.The BJP, which finished second in the state, winning 13 seats in Goa managed to form the government under Manohar Parrikar after cobbling up an alliance with regional forces like Goa Forward and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party besides getting three Independent MLAs to back them.
After the assembly elections in five states, the BJP bagged overwhelming majorities in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Whereas in Goa and Manipur, it managed to steal a march over the Congress by stitching up crucial alliances and formed the governments.