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PM Modi lays foundation stone of new BJP office, says ‘govt committed to sabka saath sabka vikas formula’

India TV Politics Desk New Delhi 18 Aug 2016, 12:45:51 PM IST
India TV Politics Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with party president Amit Shah today laid the foundation stone of a new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg.

Addressing the workers here, PM Modi said that the ‘sacrifice of generation of party workers inspires us to work’ and his government is committed to the formula of ‘sabka saath sabka vikas’.

“Sacrifice of generations of karyakartas (workers) inspire us to work… The new office is not just a building or a structure but a symbol of the sacrifices of the party leaders. Our determination is to take everyone together, work for everyone. Nation building is our main priority,” the Prime Minister said at the site of party’s new office which will have 70-rooms.

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“The thought of our party’s leader was very clear - we will be in the opposition but we won’t compromise on our ideals,” he noted.

The new office is just 5 km away from the current office on Ashoka Road. The building will be spread across two acres with 70 per cent of lush greenery.

During the 'bhoomi pujan' of the new poffice, veteran BJP leaders LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harshvardhan were also present on the ocassion.

It will take about two years to complete the new office building which will be equipped with modern technological facilities to link the party headquarters with the party units in states and districts.