Jamshedpur: The Sankalp Yatra led by BJP Jharkhand State President and the state’s first Chief Minister, Babulal Marandi, is set to make its presence felt in Jamshedpur in the first week of October. This announcement came during an important meeting of BJP Jamshedpur, held at Tulsi Bhawan in Bistupur, to discuss preparations for the upcoming Yatra.
The meeting, chaired by President Gunjan Yadav and attended by key party members including Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahato, former MP Abha Mahato, former MLA Maneka Sardar, State Minister cum District Incharge Subodh Singh Guddu, State Minister Rita Mishra, District Council President Bari Murmu, Zip Vice President Pankaj Sinha, and others, primarily focused on ensuring the success of State President Babulal Marandi’s Sankalp Yatra scheduled for October 3-5.
Yadav provided details of the Yatra’s route, revealing that Babulal Marandi would enter the city through Adityapur bridge on October 3. On October 4, he is set to address public meetings in Potka Assembly, East and West Assembly, followed by a gathering in Jugsalai Assembly on October 5. The meeting attendees expressed their commitment to giving Marandi a grand welcome and felicitation on his first arrival in Jamshedpur as State President.
In addition to discussing the Sankalp Yatra, the meeting also deliberated on celebrating Seva Pakhwada from September 17 to October 2, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday. Various programs under Seva Pakhwada were outlined, and the ‘Meri Mati-Mera Desh’ campaign was also on the agenda.
During the meeting, MP voiced the growing discontent among the public due to what he described as an ineffective and corrupt government in Jharkhand. He highlighted concerns about rising crime rates, deteriorating health facilities, corruption, and broken promises by the JMM-Congress government. Mahato expressed confidence that the upcoming elections would bring change.
State Minister Subodh Singh Guddu elaborated on the arrangements for the massive public meetings planned across all four assemblies in Jamshedpur metropolis as part of the Sankalp Yatra. He emphasized the need to intensify publicity efforts to ensure its success and underscored the enthusiastic response from the people of Jharkhand.
Former MP Abha Mahato and former MLA Maneka Sardar also addressed the meeting, lending their support to the upcoming Yatra.