In its Chitan Baithak at Kasauli, BJP attributed Vidhan Sabha poll lose to lack of administrative coordination in the bigger districts Shimla, Kangra and Mandi and to avoid such happening in future party has decided to divide these bigger districts into five new organisational districts to ease its administrative handling. A sub-committee under state general secretary Suresh Bhardwaj has been constituted to work out its nitty-gritty.
State president of the BJP Satpal Satti announced it in a press briefing. Satti detailed out the plan and stated that Mandi would be bifurcated into Mandi and Sundernagar districts, Kangra into Palampur, Nurpur, Dehra and Kangra and Shimla into Shimla and Mahasu organisational districts.
BJP state president said that lack of coordination among various levels like booth, mandals, district, etc, as a major cause of loss in the Vidhan Sabha poll and added that his team will make efforts to strengthen the organisation at every level and to make it effective party will organise training camps in all parts of the state. He said that right now party’s main focus is on Mandi Parliamentary by-election and asked party men to prepare for it.
In the press conference, the BJP president also attacked Congress government for taking anti people decision like Prala Subzi Mandi and also criticised for changing names of scheme like ‘108 Atal Swasthya Yojna.’ He also lambasted on Govt for dumping 3.5 lakh jute bags bearing pictures of BJP leaders. He said that this was wastage of public funds as Rs 45 lakh had been incurred on them.
Though many leaders of State BJP, mainly Prem Kumar Dhumal led faction, discussed various organizational issues at this Chintan Baithak, but senior leaders, including national vice-president Shanta Kumar, national general secretary JP Nadda, state in charge Kalraj Mishra, co-in charge Shyam Jaju and few other were conspicuous by their absence. However state President Satpal Singh Satti attributed their absence to their official engagements elsewhere.