New Delhi: The BJP after its massive victory in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections had commenced its ambitious membership drive which has already crossed its target of 2.20 crore and is now looking to double the figure.
According to sources in the party, a considerable number of members have joined through NamoApp as well.
The statistics projected by the party clearly shows that BJP will achieve the target of adding 4 crore new members under this drive which was launched on July 6. The actual aim was to to enroll two crore new members.
“According to the Constitution of our party, we need to increase our membership by 20 per cent and it is after the membership drive that we can have organisational elections to elect leaders of various units in the party. We had 11 crore members and 20 per cent of its is slightly above 2 crores. However, we have already crossed that mark despite our MPs being tied up in he parliament session,” informed Dushyant Kumar Gautam, national vice-president and membership drive co-in-charge.
The drive has been extended till August 20.
The BJP extended the membership drive believing that more people will join the party fold where MPs, who were busy due to the extended Parliament session, will take part in the program in their respective Lok Sabha constituencies.