BJP media workshop in Delhi, Modi to speak on social media tomorrow

New Delhi, Aug. 17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is holding a media workshop at the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Convention Centre here today.

The media conclave is being attended by senior party leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh.

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi who was initially expected to attend the event, is reportedly attending a national conference on Panchayati Raj and Rural Development in state capital Gandhinagar.

BJP leader Shrikant Sharma said the focus of this conclave would be on rural development which is the first step required for a developed country.

Modi is likely to arrive in Delhi later today and is expected to speak on the use of social media and modern technology in reaching out to the young and first-time voters.

BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar said the media conclave is a regular feature of the party, and indicated that a bigger workshop would be held in December.

The BJP is also holding a one-day conclave on August 18 for its state unit presidents and office-bearers here. Modi and top central leaders will be addressing this gathering.

The party is likely to get a feedback on the progress made in formation of various teams from booth-level committees and above.

The issue of reaching out to prospective voters will also be discussed with the state unit chiefs and general secretaries. (ANI)

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