Amid communal tensions, BJP initiates Tiranga Yatras across Haryana to foster national commitment. Concurrent campaigns involve soil collection from martyr villages and extensive tree planting, while eyeing the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Against the backdrop of recent communal unrest on July 31 in Haryana’s Nuh district and neighboring areas, the Haryana state unit of the BJP has revealed plans to conduct multiple Tiranga Yatras until August 14. These yatras will feature participation from state BJP ministers, MLAs, and leaders.
Yatras to Promote National Commitment
The primary objective of these yatras is to rally citizens around a commitment to the nation and to promote participation in the Tiranga festival. The BJP aims to invigorate patriotism through these gatherings.
Uncertain Entry to Nuh District
Given the ongoing prohibitory orders in Nuh, it remains uncertain if the yatras will be allowed entry. The BJP plans to organize these yatras across the state, with participants on motorbikes, cars, and foot, holding the Tricolour while chanting patriotic slogans to encourage bystanders to join.
Statewide Yatras Led by Party Chiefs
The BJP’s state chief, Om Prakash Dhankar, will lead the Tricolour Yatra across Haryana’s 90 constituencies as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Different branches of the BJP will organize yatras in specific constituencies.
Multi-Schedule Yatra Plan
The schedule spans several days, covering various constituencies. On August 11, yatras are planned in multiple places including Indri, Jind, Fatehabad, and others. The subsequent days follow a similar pattern, with yatras taking place in different regions of Haryana.
Additional Campaigns for Patriotism and Greenery
In conjunction with the Tiranga yatras, the BJP has launched the Meri Maati, Mera Desh campaign. This initiative involves collecting soil from martyr villages and transporting it to New Delhi. Additionally, the party aims to plant around 6 lakh saplings across the state, aiming for 75 saplings in each of Haryana’s 8,000 villages and wards.
Preparation for Future Elections
The announcement of these yatras was made by Biplab Deb, the BJP’s Haryana affairs in-charge, during the Panna Pramukh Sammelan in Pataudi. He also encouraged party members to start preparations for the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.