New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday held crucial meeting with top NDA constituent leaders including JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar to chalk out strategy on possible outcome of the general elections.
Earlier in the day, Mr Shah also held meeting with the Union Council of Ministers to ‘thank them’ for their service to the nation during last five years.
The Prime Minister was received by party President Amit Shah and senior leader Rajnath Singh.
Speaking at venue of the meet, BJP headquarters, a number of saffron party leaders including Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Giriraj Singh slammed the opposition parties for their complaint and continuous tirade against use of EVMs.
“They are rattled and looking for excuses for the sure and certain defeat,” former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mr Chouhan told reporters here.
Union Ministers Gririraj Singh and Arjun Ram Meghwal said the opposition parties are unable to appreciate the fact that there is a massive pro-Narendra Modi wave.
The Prime Minister was felicitated by Mr Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Among others LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and Akali Dal leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal were also present.
“I congratulate Team Modi Sarkar for their hard work and remarkable achievements in the last 5 years. Let us keep this momentum going for a New India under the leadership of PM,” tweeted Mr Shah and also posted photographs of the meeting with Union Council of Ministers.
BJP sources said the meeting with the Union Council of Ministers was a ‘thanksgiving’ exercise for their service to the nation during last five years.
The NDA government was sworn in on May 26, 2014 and exit polls have predicted that the ruling alliance is likely to return to power with a comfortable majority.
Twelve of 14 exit polls predicted the NDA getting full majority with seats ranging seats from 282 to 365. A party or an alliance needs 272 seats to form the government.
To a question, Mr Chouhan exuded confidence that the saffron party will cross the 300 mark on its own.