The BJP has always "accommodated" its allies despite winning a majority in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Amit Shah said here on Friday and hoped the party's bickering partner Shiv Sena would remain with it. Shah - who landed in Mumbai on Thursday evening - will address the rally at the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) grounds. "It will be the dawn of the golden period of the BJP", Shah said.
Prime Minister Modi expressed pride that the BJP has the most Dalit, Tribal and OBC representatives in India, both in the Parliament and in the various state assemblies.
Thanking people across India for their unwavering faith in BJP, be said, "It is our commitment that we will continue to devote ourselves towards India's transformation". "This is a thing of joy for the party", he added.
Blaming the Opposition Congress for the second leg of Budget session being a total washout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that BJP lawmakers will observe a fast on April 12 to protest the deadlock in Parliament.
He said broadly, three categories of people opposed the BJP - the Leftist, the Congress and "chronic socialists other than Ram Manohar Lohia". "I have said in a different context it was in reference to ideologies. Like these animals, political parties are coming together against the flood unleashed by Modi-ji". "They should not feel bad about what I said", Shah remarked.Earlier, while addressing the mega rally of BJP workers on the Foundation Day of the party, the BJP president said his party would never allow the revocation of reservation for the Schedule Castes and the Schedule Tribes.
Asked if it is not true that there are considerable apprehensions within the ruling BJP about its prospects in the 2019 polls, Shah said, "There is absolutely no fear among us about our prospects in the 2019 polls".
Attacking Congress President Rahul Gandhi - calling him Rahul Baba - the BJP chief said he has been given an "injection" by (NCP President) Sharad Pawar, so that now he's going around asking "what Modi has done in the past four years?"
The government have been facingd a lot of flak over its handling of the recent SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act case in the Supreme Court.
"Congress is in a state of shock and it is out of this that words like ideology are coming from them", Sitharaman said, added that it was unusual and ironical that a party which gave birth to dictatorship in the country is talking of "values and ideology". "He did not think about how they would suffer due to the show of strength of the BJP", Nirupam said.
Singh further slammed those spreading false notion that the BJP is an outsider's party which has no knowledge about the state's wants and desires and asserted that Sikkim and its people are always close to the heart of the BJP.