Meerut: Almost 2,830 people took the oath of BJP membership on Sunday here.

Dr Lakshmikant Vajpayee, President UP BJP, went door-to-door in the Bhagwatpura area and made an appeal to people to join the party. During the visit those who accompanied him included Lok Sabha Parliamentarian from Meerut Rajendra Agrawal and others.

In Bhagwatpura colony of the city, 250 people joined the party while in Lisari, Noornagar and Fatellapur, the BJP added a number of party leaders.

Dr Vajpayee further said that enthusiasm among the party leaders showed that the BJP would form the next government at the centre.
He further said that party membership has doubled in comparison with given target.

Vajpayee said that membership campaign would wind up on August 15 and counting of members who have joined the party fold would be started from August 25.

Also, membership campaign would be started from September in those areas where this drive could not take place.

JPN\Bureau

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