Assam, Mizoram sign joint statement to advance border dispute resolution process
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‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Delhi, to cover 8 places visited by Mahatma Gandhi: BJP’s Vijay Goel
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel said on Monday that a “tiranga yatra” will be held in Delhi on August 9 and will pass through eight places visited by Mahatma Gandhi during the freedom struggle.
Goel said Union Minister Jitendra Singh and BJP MP Prakash Javadekar will also participate in the march starting at 10 a.m. from Red Fort.
“Thousands of people from different sections and age groups will participate in the yatra which will start from the Red Fort and head towards Chandni Chowk.
“With the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stirred a new spirit among citizens across the country,” Goel said.
JD(U) meeting to discuss scenario after RCP exit Singh: Party leader
Amid political turmoil in Bihar politics, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar convened a meeting of JDU MPs and MPs on Tuesday following the departure of former National President RCP Singh, party leader Rajiv Ranjan said on Monday. Singh aka Lalan, as reported by PTI news agency. .
Speaking to reporters here, Lalan did not react to speculation that Kumar was planning to leave the NDA, but took issue with the claim that the BJP had decided who would be a JD(U) minister.
“I read in the newspapers that RCP Singh said that Union Home Secretary Amit Shah told him that his name had been approved for the ministry. He claims to have taken the oath after having informed the CM. But this only confirms what we accuse the RCP of, ”said the national president of the JD (U).
“Our accusation is that the RCP became minister according to its own will (apni marzi se). He dropped the name Shah. Does Shah belong to our party? Can the BJP decide which JD(U) leader will become a minister,” Lalan asked.