Kochi, June 1 : Keeping an eye on the 2019 general election BJP National President Amit Shah is all set for his three day Kerala visit amidst the beef controversy. Amit shah will begin his state wide tour from June 2 where he will participate in various party organisational programmes and will engage interaction with eminent people from all walks of life in order to upturn the political base of Saffron party.
During his visit, Shah is schedule to meet the party workers, intellectuals and He will also attend the interactive session with the media in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. The BJP Chief will also meet delegation of bishops in order to engage fruitful dialogue.
As a part of his pan India outreach drive Shah will attend the meeting of National Democratic Alliance partners in the state in to Kochi. The BJP chief is expected to discuss matters related to the expansion of the NDA in Kerala during his visit. Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS), a political party formed by the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam, a powerful social organisation of the backward Ezhava community is the major NDA partner of BJP in the state of Kerala where it has forged the alliance with various small parties.
According to BJP spokesperson M S Kumar on June 4, BJP Supremo will lay the foundation stone for the party's new state headquarters followed by the booth committee meeting. According to media reports Shah’s visit will be followed by intensive campaigning by senior BJP leaders in the state, including Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadanvis.
After winning its maiden assembly seat in the 2015 state Assembly polls BJP is trying hard to uproot the opposition Congress party and incumbent left government. With improved vote share from around 6 per cent to 16 per cent in the last Assembly polls BJP will formulate its political strategy for the Lok Sabha election 2019.