Query on mahagathbandhan could provide key inputs
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Most of BJP’s Lok Sabha MPs are from the Hindi heartland states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, where the party has failed to maintain the winning streak that it had managed until the UP assembly polls in 2017.
Apart from losses in recent assembly polls, including close one like Madhya Pradesh where it was felt that BJP could have benefited if it had junked 15-odd MLAs more than it did—there have been Lok Sabha bypoll defeats in UP on prestigious seats.
BJP launched a series of direct interactions of MPs with Modi and Shah recently during the winter session of Parliament. Party sources say the meetings were meant to share the feedback of how MPs are doing and the public mood in various states.
Another question which could provide significant inputs is one about the impact of the proposed “Mahagathbandhan” with respondents expected to consider their Lok Sabha constituencies. The teaming up of arch rivals SP and BSP in UP and the Congress-JD(U) alliance in Karnataka have added momentum to moves for opposition unity.
The survey asks participants about their state, constituency, their view on progress achieved by the central government in sectors, such as affordable healthcare, prosperity of farmers, corruption-free governance, Swachh Bharat, national security, economy, infrastructure, employment and rural electrification.
BJP media cell chief Amit Malviya said, “This is a widely participative exercise with the Prime Minister himself seeking ideas and feedback directly from the people on various issues both of governance as well as organisational.”
They all have the required education for the front-end job, Sarkar told TOI. “All have the minimum requisite of a higher-secondary degree, and most are graduates .... Such jobs require significant skill, so the employers have planned an elaborate training,” he said.
The subjects covered at the training are personality development, a summary of medical sciences like anatomy, physiology, basic pharmacology, pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical marketing management. A stringent evaluation process is also part of the three-month schooling, at the end of which the trainees must appear before prospective employers for written tests and interviews.
Association of Transgender/Hijra in Bengal (ATHB), of which Sinha is director, will be the bridge between pharma companies and transgendered people they employ. “ATHB will be responsible for the MRs’ professional behaviour,” said ATHB president and administrator of the MR training programme, Keaaviiraag Poddar.
The trainees are also being trained to make people feel comfortable. “We’re
BJP recently launched a series of direct interactions of MPs with PM Modi, which are meant to share the feedback of the public mood in various states