Bihar polls: BJP gears up for 600 rallies
New Delhi, Sept 25: Leaving no stone unturned in the battle for Bihar, the BJP will hold 600 rallies in the poll bound state. With a star campaigner list of 40, the BJP and its allies will conducted 600 rallies in the 243 constituencies in Bihar.
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The star campaigner list led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP's national president Amit Shah will have a packed schedule in the days to come. BJP party sources say that they are finalizing the venue and at least 200 rallies will be held in the first phase as the state goes to polls on October 12.
Packed schedule ahead:
The BJP's campaigners will have a packed schedule in the days to come. Prime Minister Narendra Modi alone will address at least 20 rallies in important constituencies. He is scheduled to address a rally at Banka probably on October 2. The rest of the venues are being finalized and would be informed soon, the BJP says.
The dates and venue of the rallies to be addressed by the other star campaigners is also being decided. A list has been drawn out regarding the rallies to be addressed by October 12. The venue list will decided phase wise, the BJP says.
Technology driven campaign:
The BJP wants to ensure that the entire campaign is driven by state of the art technology. The BJP will have GPS enabled raths that would give real time data on each and every booth among others are part of the BJP's plan for the Bihar elections.
The control centre based out of Patna, Bihar is where scores of workers of the BJP are working overtime to ensure that they get every detail right. The Fraser Road office is buzzing with activity and the emphasis is to use technology to the hilt in a bid to micromanage the elections.
GPS fitted raths, election campaign vehicles with state of the art technology which would let it be monitored in the control centre at Patna, applications which give out information of the booths and also the voters are all part of this technological exercise that the BJP has undertaken.
The raths in particular will be a major draw. It would be fitted with large screens where videos are played out regarding the change the BJP has brought in.
The movement of the rath will be known in the control centre and if there is data to be passed on to the speaker, it would be done so in real time. Each constituency and booth will have different issues and the intention is to ensure that they are addressed.