Vastavam Web: Yogi Adityanath, who is in the news with in short time after assuming ac Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh with his dynamic decisions is going to be the star campaigner of BJP in Gujarat too. Out of 182 seats in Gujarat, the BJP is planning to win in 150 seats in coming assembly polls. State BJP president Jitu Vaghani held a meeting with BJP MLAs, civic body chiefs and district representatives of Saurashtra in Rajkot and deliberated on how the party can gain seats in the all-important region. It is noteworthy that Vaghani belongs to Bhavnagar and CM Rupani hails from Rajkot. Improving the party’s tally in the forthcoming elections will be an acid test for the two top leaders of the BJP in Gujarat.
Saurashtra and Kutch account for 53 Assembly seats out which BJP has its MLAs on 35 seats. BJP has set a target of winning 40-plus seats in the region, said a party source who attended the Sunday meet. The source said besides Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath will be the star campaigners for the party, which has set a target of winning 150 seats in the forthcoming elections. Jitu Vaghani’s meeting with top party functionaries of the region holds significance in light of the fact that BJP national President Amit Shah will be in Ahmedabad on a two-day trip beginning March 29. Shah’s likely to take stock of the preparations in various regions of the state.