Published: January 19, 2020 4:23:22 am
State BJP president Chandrakant Patil asserted Saturday that “outsiders” who joined the get together forward of the 2019 Lok Sabha and the state Assembly elections had been an asset for the get together. Despite the get together dropping energy within the state, Patil mentioned, all of the leaders who had give up their mother or father get together have remained within the BJP.
The assertion comes barely two days after state BJP chief at a celebration operate in Pimpri-Chinchwad had claimed that the presence of outsiders had led to dilution within the get together’s work culture.
While rejecting a change of place on the difficulty, the Kothrud MLA instructed mediapersons Saturday that his assertion had been distorted. “Actually, my statement was distorted. I have never said induction of outsiders in the party was a mistake or it adversely affected the its electoral outcome in the Assembly polls, as is being perceived in some section of the media.”
Ahead of the 2019 elections, a lot of leaders from each the Congress and the NCP, together with veteran Congress chief Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, get together’s former minister Harshawardhan Patil and veteran NCP chief Ganesh Naik – had joined the BJP.
“After the election of Pimpri-Chinchwad district president at Akurdi, I was addressing the get together staff. There are lot of latest entrants within the BJP. They have come from political events with completely different perspective. Therefore, outdated
BJP leaders ought to clarify them the get together work culture,” Patil mentioned, whereas explaining that he was not agaisnt “outsiders”.
“During the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections a large number of leaders from other parties joined the BJP. These leaders proved asset for the BJP. They played a role to strengthen the BJP,” he added.
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