Mangaluru, Jan 08, 2015: District BJP Chief K Pratap Simha Nayak has informed that BJP National President Amit Shah will be visiting Mangaluru on January 27 with a view to boost the ongoing membership drive of the party.
Speaking to reporters at the party office here on January 8, Wednesday, Nayak said already one lakh new members have been enrolled. He said the party aims at enrolling 4 lakh new members. Nayak also spoke about the plans to have a call centre to attend the queries of people regarding the drive.
Nayak further welcomed the decision of the state government to form two committees to reconsider the Kasturirangan report. He also stated that there was a fear that the implementation of the report in its existing form would do irreparable damage to the Western Ghats and its rich bio-diversity. He said the BJP was of the strong view that the land has to be surveyed and the ground reality assessed. He also suggested that the government considered the latest census report while undertaking the survey.