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Bihar BJP to launch membership drive today

India TV News Desk 01 Nov 2014, 11:18:31 AM IST
India TV News Desk

Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party will go on board with a determined membership campaign to be launched in Bihar from today. It's aiming to enroll 50 lakh new members in the party.

According to the president of Bihar BJP Mangal Pandey, the membership drive will be valid from 2015 to 2020 and soon it will start from state headquarters of the party in Patna.

"We will aim at including more youths in our party. It will strengthen our party further. Apart from the usual paper forms, people can also use online forms to apply for becoming a member of BJP," Pandey said to a newspaper.

He further said that the focus of the campaign will include more women in number than men and people from scheduled castes, tribes, OBC and Extremely Backward Castes too will be given importance.