Bhubaneswar: BJP national president Amit Shah arrived in city on Sunday to take stock of the party affairs in Odisha with the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections scheduled next year.
He will hold a series of closed-door meetings with party’s State leaders and cadre at the State party headquarters during his day-long visit here. It was his eighth Odisha tour in past four years after the Narendra Modi Government took over at the Centre.
Shah will review the party’s preparedness in the State where the party is eyeing at least 120 out of the 147 Assembly seats. He will also review the party’s preparedness in Cuttack, Puri and Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha segments and meet two members drawn from each of the 1200 panchayats in the three Lok Sabha seats.
Shah will also hold meetings with the 11-member parliamentary management committee, youth, women and student wings and grassroots workers.
Shah was received by Union Ministers Jual Oram, Dharmendra Pradhan, State party president Basanta Panda and many other senior leaders at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here.
He was taken to the party State headquarters by party workers.