Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described theNational Democratic Alliance, NDA as a grouping which represents theaspirations of people of India. Addressing the meeting of NDA leaders in NewDelhi today, Mr Modi said, NDA has now become a strong pillar for fulfillingregional aspirations. The Prime Minister said, aim of NDA was not vote or powerbut to build a New India.
Briefing media after the meeting of NDA, Senior BJP leader and Union MinisterRajnath Singh quoting the Prime Minister said, the aim of NDA is to serve thepoor and solve the issue of poverty.
Mr Singh said, the NDA has stood firm on the issue of national security and ithas been successful in leaving its mark.
He said, Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Parkash Singh Badal presided the meeting of36 allies of NDA. Mr Singh said, three allies were absent but they have senttheir support.
The NDA also passed a resolution lauding the efforts of Prime Minister NarendraModi.
The resolution was proposed by Lok Jan Shakti party leader Ram Vilas Paswan.The allies lauded the Prime Minister for taking historical decisions during thetenure.
The leaders of National Democratic Alliance met over dinner in New Delhi thisevening. During the meeting they chalked out strategy on possible outcome ofGeneral elections. Prime Minister Modi was present in the meeting besides BiharChief Minister and JD(U) President Nitish Kumar, Shiromani Akali Dal ChiefParkash Singh Badal, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, Lok Janshakti Party headRam Vilas Paswan and AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami.
Earlier, BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting with Union Council ofMinisters. The meeting held at party headquarters in New Delhi was called tothank them for their service to the nation. It was attended by Prime MinisterNarendra Modi and Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman,Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Smriti Irani, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Ram VilasPaswan.
The two meetings took place ahead of declaration of Lok Sabha poll results andin the backdrop of exit polls which have predicted a return of BJP led NDAgovernment at the Centre.