Celebration programmes organised to mark chief minister Narendra Modi’s 64th birthday will get a social touch on Tuesday.
Across all districts and taluka headquarters in the state, party workers will fan out distributing food and fruits to patients in government hospitals and in aanganwadis as well as organising health check-up camps.
A Maha Aaarti at 9 am has been organised especially for Modi at the Jagannath temple, where the mayor, city president, other prominent party leaders will participate. Similar aartis are also planned at various places across the state. Meanwhile, from Dwarka to Dangs and at all district levels leaders are busy giving final touches to celebrate the birthday in a grand manner and a social touch.
“Our youth wing will be on cleanliness drive at an old age home. Members from the doctors’ cell will be conducting a health check-up at the same place. Women wing will be distributing food in aanganwadis in the city,” Hasmukh Hindocha, president of Jamnagar city unit of the party said.
Similarly, distribution of pulses, fruits and sukhdi distribution is planned across the state in all aaganwadis. “We have prepared 64,000 packets of Sukhdi, which we have been distributing for last 2 days. Not only in aanganwadis, we have included hospitals, orphanages and schools of special children too,” said president of Surat unit of the party Purnesh Modi.
“While planning distribution of pulses I am trying to convince my party workers to contribute in their own way on regular basis so that we can distribute pulses (moong or chana) periodically to aanganwadi students. I am planning to implement this very soon,” claimed president of Himmatnagar district unit, Prithviraj Patel.
A relatively unknown NGO at Gandhinagar is going to facilitate Modi for his anointment as PM candidate. Party, however denies any support to the event. BJP termed it as an event planned by an NGO only.
“Officially the party has planned war against malnutrition, blood donation camps, tree plantations and other social activities across the state. Our workers will also launch a drive to recruit more workers in the party,” state president, RC Faldu told dna.