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The three-day National Council meet of BJP began in Kozhikode on Friday with general secretaries, office bearers and key state leaders holding discussions to give final shape to a comprehensive pro-poor agenda of the party and the future strategy to deal with Pakistan in the wake of Uri terror attack.
BJP President Amit Shah is chairing the meeting attended by top party leaders from across the country.
The leaders have insisted that their ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s concept of ‘antyodaya’ (uplift of the last man) will be key to their deliberations which will also touch on the Uri terror attack, that left 18 Army men dead, the Kashmir unrest and other germane issues like state polls scheduled for next year and the GST.
The party is expected to articulate its ‘garib kalyan’ agenda to reach out to the mariginalised like Dalits and OBCs ahead of next year’s crucial state polls, including in Uttar Pradesh.
This is Upadhyay’s birth centenary year and his 100th birth anniversary falls on 25 September.