TURA, June 13 - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) � East Garo Hills today held a meeting to celebrate three years of the BJP-led Narendra Modi governemt at the Centre flush with the hope of being a part of the next non- Congress government in Meghalaya.
The meeting held at the auditorium of EGH, Williamnagar saw participation of over 1,000 people despite the inclement weather.
The meeting today saw the presence of BJP national spokesperson and chief guest, Siddharth Bhattacharya (MLA from Assam) as well as senior party members, including State secretary SR Marak, State vice president Rikman G Momin, EGH district president � Rakesh Marak, EGH district general secretary � Thomas N Marak as well as state executive member from Phulbari � Binoy Kumar Ghosh.
�We are celebrating development that has been brought about by our Narendra Modi-led Government at the Centre which has benefitted crores of people in the country. We want to bring this same development to the State. Our agenda and our religion is only development,� said Thomas Marak during the event.
�PMAY, PMGSY, Ujala Yojana, Old Age Pension scheme, Jan Dhan Yojana and many more have been brought about by our BJP-led Government at the Centre. We are also ensuring that the benefits of these schemes reach the poor through their bank accounts,� said SR Marak.
�Developmental funds have been provided to the Congress Government in the State but after coming to this town, I can only see muddy streets without blacktopping. I felt fearful of travelling from the Circuit House to the auditorium. The time has now come to change this,� said national spokesperson, Bhattacharya. Speaking after the meeting Bhattacharya claimed that the BJP would come to power in the State.
�We have begun to grow in the State and this growth is something that we hope will translate into seats in the coming Assembly elections. Our agenda has remained the same and will continue to be the same � development of every person in the country,� said Bhattacharya.