Amit Shah president of BJP met yoga teacher Baba Ramdev today to seek his support for the 2019 national election, as part of a new “Sampark for Samarthan” campaign.
Mr Shah told a reporter,”I came to Baba Ramdev for his support. He patiently heard everything I had to say, I gave him literature about our work.”
He added,”If we get Baba Ramdev’s help, we can reach crores of his followers”.
Through the “Sampark for Samarthan” or “contact for support” campaign, he and other leaders planned to meet 50 personalities who have backed the party earlier and give them a report card.
He said,”We are seeking blessings of those who were with us in 2014. We will meet one lakh people and reach at least one crore households”.
He also met former army chief General Dalbir Suhag, constitutional expert Subhash Kashyap and cricket legend Kapil Dev.