The 36th Foundation Day/Sthapna Divas of Bharatiya Janata Party was celebrated across the state by hoisting party flags by senior leaders, State Office Bearers, Ministers, MLAs, MLCs, District Presidents and Mandal, Ward and Booth level activists at booths level.
At party headquarters at Jammu, BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma CA, along with State General Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh, Minister of Industries & Commerce Chander Prakash Ganga, Forest Minister Ch. Lal Singh, PHE Minister Sham Choudhary, State Secretary Sanjay Baru, hoisted the flag in presence of State Office Bearers and senior leaders.
Sat Sharma also hoisted the party flag at polling booth number 106 falling in his assembly Constituency.
Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh, alongwith Ex-Corporator Pushpa Wazir, hoisted party flag in Ward No. 41 in Bohri are of Talab Tillo Mandal.
Member of Parliament Jugal Kishore Sharma, alongwith PHE Minister Sham Choudhary, State Secretary Vikram Randhawa, MLA Dr. Gagan Bhagat and District President Brijeshwar Rana, hoisted the party flags at a number of polling booths in Suchetgarh and R.S. Pura assembly constituencies.
MLC Ashok Khajuria, alongwith Mahila Morcha State President Purnima Sharma, hoisted the party flag in Booth Numbers 1,2 & 3 of Panjtirthi.
State Vice President Mamta Singh, alongwith Jammu West District President Ayodhya Gupta, hoisted flag in Both Number 71 in Talab Tillo.
State Vice-President Yudhvir Sethi hoisted party flag in Booth Number 69 of Sainik colony.
State General Secretary (Organisation) Ashok Koul, alongwith MLA Kavinder Gupta and District President Baldev Billawaria, hoisted flags in Booths Number 56, 57 and 58 in Gangyal.
State General Secretary Pawan Khajuria, along with District President Rakesh Gupta, hoisted flag in Booth Number 83 of Saila Talab in Udhampur city.
State General Secretary Harinder Gupta, alongwith party leader Indu Bhushan, hoisted party flags in Booth Numbers 64,65,66 & 67 of Gandhi Nagar Constituency.
MoS Education Priya Sethi hoisted party flag in Ward Number 10.
Sat Sharma, while greeting the party activists, said that it was on this day in 1980 that BJP came into existence with a commitment to work for the upliftment of the people of all the regions the country and strengthen nationalist forces. The founding goal of BJP had not been power but for all round development of the people and the nation.
Dr.Nirmal Singh, while speaking after flag hoisting, said that in fact, BJP is a social and political movement. It is on account of its unique work culture and total dedication to the cause of nation building that it has grown into the largest political party in the world within a short span of over three decades.
Jugal Kishore Sharma highlighted the contribution of great ideologues and veteran leaders like Dr.Shyama Prasad Mookherjee, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay, Atal Behari Vajpayee, Pt. Prem Nath Dogra and many others and said that it is the hard work of these leaders and countless activists at the booths level that the party has reached to great heights.
Ashok Khajuria said that BJP works on the principle of justice to all and appeasement to none, which has convinced the people across the country that it is the only political party with real concern for all sections of the society.