JP Nadda meets envoys from 13 countries in Delhi as part of BJP’s global outreach program
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Chairman JP Nadda met with envoys from 13 countries and briefed them on the party’s ideology, history and nation-building initiatives taken during the fourth meeting of this type. The BJP aims to meet with representatives from 150 countries to brief them on the party’s ideology and its contributions to nation building. The last such meeting was held on June 4.
On June 11, Nadda interacted with envoys from the UK, Spain, Finland, Croatia, Serbia, Austria, Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Republic , Jamaica, Thailand, Mauritius and Nepal at the party headquarters in Delhi.
delhi | BJP Chairman JP Nadda held meeting at party headquarters with envoys from UK, Spain, Finland, Croatia, Serbia, Austria, Estonia , Lithuania and the Czech Republic, Jamaica, Thailand, Mauritius and Nepal. pic.twitter.com/Em90ASWmKC
— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2022
During the interaction, BJP national spokespersons Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Guru Prakash Paswan, Vijay Chauthaiwale, the party’s foreign affairs department official and other senior leaders also accompanied JP Nadda.
“Know the BJP” Initiative
On June 4, JP Nadda met with envoys from seven countries, including Russia, at the party headquarters in Delhi. The BJP leader interacted with 34 envoys and this was his third interaction under the “Know BJP” program. The BJP leader met with envoys from Laos, Russia, Cuba, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkey. The meeting lasted three hours.
The head of the BJP’s foreign affairs wing, Vijay Chauthaiwale, said ANI that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India attained global recognition and hence there was no need to familiarize envoys with the party. He also noted that the Russian envoy started his interaction in Hindi and then continued in English. The envoy has remained in India in various capacities over the past few years.
JP Nadda, while interacting with representatives from seven countries briefed them on the party’s membership drive, building the party base, and their roles and responsibilities. He also shared information on the service rendered by party members during the COVID-19 pandemic and also thanked the countries that helped India to evacuate students from Ukraine.
Party-to-party interactions between the BJP and foreign political parties
The envoys stressed the importance of party-to-party interactions between the BJP and political parties in their countries and also discussed bilateral relations in the areas of health and trade. During a question-and-answer session, Nadda was asked by an envoy about the party’s strategy to grow in southern India. In response, he talked about the party’s plan for the future, followed by opportunities for growth in new areas.
Questions were also asked about how the BJP runs “such a giant organization”, and how social media and technology are used by the party, and its views on the Uniform Civil Code and the Direct Benefit Scheme.