In a first, Bharatiya Janta Party on Saturday organized aroad rally in north Kashmir's Bandipora to kickstart membership drive in thedistrict.
Scores of party workers led by senior leaders of the partyincluding state vice-president BJP Dr. Ali Mohammad Mir, state spokespersonAltaf Thakur and MLC Surinder Ambardar took out a rally from district office toNowpora chowk.
Talking to reporters, Ali Mohammad Mir said that the partyhad decided to initiate membership drive from Bandipora and that they organizeda road rally besides workers meeting to kick start the drive.
He said that it is the birthday of the party founder SyamaPrasad Mukherji today and that is why the party has started the membershipdrive.
He claimed that hundreds of people participated in the rallyand the membership drive.