Chaibasa, August 31: Newly elected BJP state president and MP Laxman Gilua was on Wednesday accorded a warm welcome on his first visit to Kolhan after being named as Jharkhand BJP President.
The reception started from Bandgaon block which continued till he arrived in Chaibasa. A big rally of BJP activists traversed through the town of Chaibasa upon Gilua welcome with traditional drum and Jubilant BJP activists bursting firecrackers.
Gilua was welcomed by Chamber of commerce and Industries and Bar association of Chaibasa. The people of region queued up to greet the newly nominated BJP state President.
Later , a conference was organized at Pillai Hall by BJP workers. Addressing the gathering, state president said that the party has given me a big responsibility and my first aim is to meet all old and new party workers which would lay the foundation to strengthen the party base.
After taking the charge on September 4, Gilua had announced that he would visit every corner of the state.
He added that there are several challenges before the party but the senior and experienced party workers who have journeyed from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to Bharatiya Janata Party such as Yashwant Sinha, Kariya Munda, Arjun Munda and others , their valuable suggestion could be the guiding factor to strengthen the party baseline in the state. Gilua also said that BJP is working for the welfare of Adivasi Samaj.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee formed a Adivasi ministry at the center specially to look after Adivasi development. Raghubar Das is also working for the welfare of Adivasis around the state and as a state president it would be my duty to work for the adivasis. On the occasion Shailendra Singh, BJP district President Govind Pathak , Anup Sultaniyya, Geeta Balmuchu, Sanju Pandey, Lalita Mahto, Premanada Mahto including a large number of party workers were present.