Modi to meet bishops during Kerala rally

Thiruvananthapuram: 

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is moving closer to some sections of Christians in Kerala as general elections are fast approaching.

A few noted Christian organizations have invited Modi to their headquarters, when he is in Kerala for two public rallies on Feb 9. However, to avoid antagonizing other Christian bodies, Modi will be meeting the bishops separately at an alternative venue, reported Deccan Chronicle.

Though the state BJP is maintaining that it is too early to reveal more on the matter, it is being said that they will take part in the public rally in Marine Drive, Kochi.

Modi, the divisive BJP leader and three time chief minister of Gujarat, is coming to Kochi to take part in the centenary celebrations of the Lake Agitation, organized by Kerala Pulayar Maha Sabha.

“Though I don’t want to reveal the identity of the Christian organizations at this juncture, they have invited Modi to their headquarters. But Modi will not be going there. However, he will meet them at a different venue,” said BJP state chief, V. Muraleedharan.

Prior to the Kochi rally, Modi will be taking part in another rally at Shanghumugham beach in state capital Thiruvanthapuram at 4 pm.

Muraleedharan had also held talks with Modi prior to the National Council meet on finalizing the procedures of the two rallies. BJP national president Rajnath Singh will also be attending both the public rallies.

Source: Deccan Chronicle

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3 Comments

  1. dmelloalex said,

    January 22, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Even though we are not considered vote bank, political parties cannot ignore Kerala, Goa, Mangalore, IC & Orlem Parishes. in Mumbai candidates already started approaching the parishes but nobody helped us in protecting Malwani & Kandivli church properties where BMC is hell bent on acquiring land for road widening. Does the community & hierarchy has taken a serious note of it? I hope not.

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  2. January 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

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  3. January 23, 2014 at 8:55 am

    HEIL HITLER or is it a salute to MARX ???

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