July 18, 2014 | By Parmjeet Singh
Nagpur, India (July 18, 2014): According to media reports the newly appointed BJP President Amit Shah arrived Nagpur today to meet the leadership of Hindutva supremacist body Rashtriya Sweyamsewak Sangh (RSS).
Amit Shah, a close associate of Indian Prime Minister and RSS activist Narendra Modi, was reportedly received at the Nagpur airport by Maharashtra BJP President Davendra Phadanvis, Leader of Opposition in State Legislative Council, Vinod Tawade, along with Ajay Sancheti, MP, Banwarilal Purohit, former MP and local legislators Sudhakar Deshmukh, Krishna Khopde, Vinod Kumbhare, Chandrashekhar Bawankule and others.
Following this, the BJP chief drove straight to offer floral tributes to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at ‘Deekshabhoomi’ where he was received by office bearers of Dr Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, Vilas Godghate and Sudhir Fulzele.
He later held a luncheon meeting with Phadanvis, Tawade, Khaopde, Deshmukh, Pankaja Munde and others at
Amit Shah will also be visiting RSS headquarters in Mahal and also the ‘Smruti Mandir’ in Reshimbagh to meet the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi.
The meeting assumes significance in view of the forthcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra.
Amit Shah has already held a meeting with Core Committee members of State BJP in Delhi as the first round of discussion with state leaders early this week.
This will be the second round of talks in presence of RSS leaders. He, however did not speak to the media on his arrival.
Amit Shah is believed to have played “miracle” during last Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh by successfully polarizing the votes on communal lines and as result of such polarization the had BJP had a sweeping election victory in the state.
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