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BL Santhosh and Radha Mohan begin UP visit and hold talks with RSS leaders | India News


LUCK: The UP BJP met on Monday when the national party secretary general (organization) BL Santhosh and the vice president and in charge of the UP, Radha Mohan Singh, addressed the leadership of the RSS in the UP before holding a high-level central committee meeting with Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Shortly after arriving in Lucknow, the two leaders, along with UP Head BJP Swatantra Dev Singh and Secretary General of State (organization) Sunil Bansal, headed directly to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s office in Niralanagar.
While the agenda for his meeting with RSS officials was kept secret, the development generated a lot of curiosity given Sangh’s enthusiasm for scaling up activities in coordination with the BJP ahead of the 2022 UP assembly elections.
Santhosh, himself a close RSS affiliate, is known to have received comments from Sangh leaders about the government’s workings and the loopholes that need to be filled. Sources said some RSS leaders advocated for better coordination with the state government to consolidate BJP’s position.
RSS has been supporting the government of Yogi Adityanath in conducting relief operations for people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Subsequently, UP BJP leaders participated in the central committee meeting with the CM at their official residence. While there was no official news about what happened at the meeting, sources claimed that the promises kept by the party in front of its ‘Sankalp Patra’ (2017 party manifesto) and upcoming visits from senior BJP leaders were discussed. , including party chair JP Nadda, in the coming months.
The events loom in the context of Adityanath’s recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Interior Minister Amit Shah and party chairman JP Nadda amid speculation about the central leadership’s plans. to effect changes in the UP government.
Previously, speculation abounded that Prime Minister Modi’s close aide and former bureaucrat Arvind Kumar Sharma would be seated in Yogi’s cabinet and given an excellent portfolio. However, all the rumors died down last week when the BJP settled Sharma into its UP unit as vice president.
The Yogi government’s efforts to address the pandemic recently received support from top leaders, which was seen as an indicator of BJP’s plans to project Yogi’s leadership. This came amid claims by some UP BJP leaders that the party’s central leadership would decide the face of the assembly elections.
Santhosh and Singh’s visit comes nearly 15 days after the two met with PM Modi and JP Nadda on June 5 to discuss the comments they collected from UP BJP leaders and ministers during their three-day visit to the state. from May 31 to June 2. His visit was also an exercise to transmit the directives of the national leadership to the state unit before setting in motion the organizational machinery to confront the opposition.

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