Puri: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will inaugurate a two-day national executive committee meeting of BJP Janjati Morcha today at Puri.
The two-day meet will be attended by about 5000 delegates from different States apart from several Union and State Ministers, and senior party leaders.
BJP national president Amit Shah will attend the event and address a rally on Tribal Rights on Sunday.
Hundreds of representatives of tribal communities, along with the tribal MLAs and MPs from across the country, will join the convention.
Notably, Puri has become the focus for both the opposition BJP and ruling BJD ahead of the crucial simultaneous elections scheduled in May.
Recently, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended two mega conventions of women and farmers in Puri in a bid to attract them towards Biju Janata Dal ahead of the elections.
Meanwhile, Shah had already addressed a public meeting at Kulia in Salipur in Cuttack district on January 29. Earlier, Shah’s Cuttack visit scheduled on January 18 was cancelled after he suffered from swine flu and admitted to the AIIMS in New Delhi.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed three public meeting at Khurda on December 24, at Baripada January 5 and Bolangir on January 15.