Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah and a number of Union ministers along with state leaders of the party will be campaigning in Uttarakhand for BJP candidates in the Lok Sabha elections. This was revealed in the first list of star campaigners comprising 40 names released by the party.
Apart from Modi and Shah, the star campaigners of the BJP in Uttarakhand include Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, JP Nadda, Smriti Irani, Uma Bharti and Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore. The other star campaigners of the party include the party’s state in-charge Shyam Jaju, MP Hema Malini, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Himachal Praesh chief minister Jayram Thakur, Shahnawaz Hussain and MP Manoj Tiwari. From the state level, the star campaigners listed by the party include chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, BJP state president and Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar candidate Ajay Bhatt, Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni, former CMs and MPs Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ along with cabinet ministers Prakash Pant, Madan Kaushik, Satpal Maharaj, Yashpal Arya, Harak Singh Rawat, Subodh Uniyal, Arvind Pandey, State ministers Dhan Singh Rawat, Rekha Arya, former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna and party’s state office bearers Khajan Das, Naresh Bansal, Gajraj Singh Bisht and former MP Balraj Pasi.Monday, 25 March 2019 |PNS| Dehradun