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RAJAT JAYANTI YEAR PROGRAMME
April 6 – December 30, 2005

Calendar of Events to Revisit Proud Milestones in Party's History

May 11

Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas

to mark Pokhran II and India becoming a Nuclear State

 

Main event: Rally in Rajasthan

 

Programmes by all district units to focus on threats to external and internal security

 

 

 

June 23

National Integration Day

to commemorate Dr. Mookerjee’s martyrdom

 

Main event: Rally in Lakhimpur, Jammu & Kashmir

 

Programmes by all district units to pay tribute to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, to reaffirm our stand on J&K and to press for a firm policy on national integration

 

 

 

June 25

Strengthen Democracy

to mark the 30th anniversary of the Emergency

 

Main event: Rally in Bangalore

 

All district units to organise programmes and felicitate persons, including those from other parties/organizations, who were detained during the Emergency or raised their voice against it

 

 

 

July 6

Tree Plantation Week

to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee

 

 

 

 

July 22

Dadra Mukti Divas

Main event: Rally in Dadra

 

 

 

July 26

Kargil Vijay Diwas

 

Main event: Programme in Chandigarh/Dehradun

 

All district units to organise programmes, make special

efforts to mobilize ex-servicemen and honour war heroes/

martyrs’ families

 

 

August 2

Goa Liberation Movement

to mark the anniversary of Jagannathrao Joshi’s Satayagrah

 

Main event: Programme in Panjim

September 25

1. Commemoration of ‘Ram Rath Yatra’

 

Main event:    Rally in Somnath

All mandal units to hold programmes in the month of September

 

2. Commemoration of the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya

 

Main event: A National/International Seminar on Integral Humanism in Delhi/Mumbai

 

All district units to organise functions to popularize the

ideas and idealism of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya

 

 

October 13

Good Governance Day

to mark the occasion of formation of NDA Government, under the leadership of Shri Vajpayeeji. Programme in All Districts

 

 

October 18

‘Sampoorna kranti Divas’

(J.P. Movement)

 

Main event: Rally in Patna.

 

 

October 21

Jana Sangh Sthapana Diwas’

 

Main event: Programme in Delhi

 

Felicitation of old Party functionaries (who held responsible

positions in the BJP / Jana Sangh and made significant

contributions) at district and state levels. All former Party

functionaries and former elected representatives should be

invited for the function.

 

 

November 19

‘Virangna Divas’

 

Main event: Mahila Sammelan at Jhashi

 

 

November 24

Guru Teg Bahadur Martyr Day

Programme: Events to be organised in Kanyakumari & Jammu

 

 

December 26-27

National Executive Meeting - Mumbai

 

December 28, 29, 30

Maha Adhiveshan – Mumbai

 

 

 

Others Events

Kisan Sangharsh Yatra from 2nd October  to 31 October - Champaran to Baradoli

Assam                                      Save Assam, Repeal IMDT Day on an suitable date

West Bengal                            Save Bengal, Stop Infiltration Day to protest against demographic invasion and injustice to Hindus in Bangladesh

Orissa                                      Programme on 'Antyodaya' in Kalahandi on a suitable date

 

Kerala                                      Padayatra culminating in a Fishermen’s’ Rally

Andhra Pradesh                       Youth Rally in Vijaywada to commemorate adoption of

Integral Humanism as the policy document of the

Jana Sangh

Madhya Pradesh                      National SC Convention in Bhopal to commemorate adoption of the Party’s Social Charter

Jharkhand                               National ST Convention to adopt the Party’s Charter on S.T. Development and Empowerment

Chhattisgarh                            Antyodaya Rally

Mandatory Rajat Jayanti Programmes in Every State

  • The ‘Tasks Ahead’ document to be discussed in a day-long meeting of every state and district unit. Action Plan to be prepared for Ideological Orientation, Organizational Strengthening & Political Expansion.

Setting targets to make the ‘Sarva Sparshi & Sarva Vyapi’:

  • Establishing Party Unit at different level.
  • State units to resolve to set up a Party unit in every district.
  • District units to resolve to set up a Party unit in every mandal.
  • Mandal units to resolve to set up a Party unit in every village.
  • Morcha units to be established / activated in all mandals.
  • Setting membership targets for every mandal unit.
  • Formation of Gram Kendra & Shahar Kendra.

Party Office

  • A Party office to be set up in every district headquarters.
  • A building for the Party office to constructed in every state capital.

Seva

  • Every active member and office bearer to identify a ‘seva’ and ‘vikas’ project.
  • Massive campaign for tree plantation; every primary member to plant a ‘Rajat Jayanti Vruksh’.
  • Enlisting in State all workers who are running or associated with Seva Projects like education, health etc.

Sarva Sadasya Sammelans

  • Conferences of all members of the Party at mandal/ block/ constituency levels.
  • Rajat Jayanti Pledge to taken by every member of the Party.
  • Conferences of all active members at the district level.
  • Massive Adhiveshans at the state level.
  • Conference of elected representatives in rural areas.
  • Conference of elected representatives in urban areas.

Constitution of Booth-Level Party Committees for election planning and management.

“Gaon Gaon Chalo –Ghar Ghar Chalo Abhiyan” as per the convenience of each state and district unit, with the participation of all the MPs, MLAs and leading Party functionaries. The abhiyan requires the participants to –Visit every village/ward/colony/slum in their district;

  • Hoist the Party Flag on a permanent pole in every village/ward/colony;
  • Hold a meeting in a rural cluster and spend the night in a village.

Membership Drive by the Yuva Morcha in every mandal, with special focus on reaching out to college and university students.

Programmes to honour all the martyrs and heroes of the Freedom Movement (national, regional and local) and other major democratic movements, and those who have sacrificed their lives in terrorist attacks.

BJP-run state governments to launch special schemes and programmes, with a thrust on the rural and urban poor, in consultation with the Party unit in the state.

Propagation of Party literature in all languages. Bringing out special issues of our regular publications.

Main Objectives of the Commemorative Programmes

Political consolidation & expansion:

  • Fortifying existing strongholds.
  • Revival in places where we have suffered a setback.
  • Reaching out to new social groups and geographic areas.
  • Massive primary membership drive.

Organisational strengthening:

  • Activating responsible functionaries.
  • Activating Party units at every level.
  • Activating Morchas / Cells at every level.
  • Formation of gram kendras and shahar kendras..
  • Greater interaction between elected representatives  and karyakartas
  • Developing a better feedback mechanism.

Ideological orientation:

  • Reaching the main ideological message to all active members.
  • Thrust on unity, discipline and team spirit among leading functionaries.
  • Fixing accountability among senior functionaries, office-bearers and elected representatives at every level.
  • Manifestation of ‘Karyakarta-Tatva’ -- Ethos of an Ideal BJP Activist.
  • Making all state/district/mandal functionaries subscribers to BJP TODAY and BHAJPA SAMACHAR.
  • Integrating ‘Seva’ and ‘Vikas’ activities in every active Party member’s work.

Preparatory Work

  • Responsibility for implementing and monitoring the above Action Plan to be assigned to a central-level ‘Rajat Jayanti Karyanvayan Samiti’.
  • State office-bearers to hold a one-day meeting in April to prepare a comprehensive plan to commemorate the Rajat Jayanti Year in their state. Responsibility for implementing and monitoring it to be assigned to a state-level ‘Rajat Jayanti Karyanvayan Samiti’.
  • District-wise meetings to be held for the same purpose in April-May. Responsibility for implementing and monitoring it to be assigned to a ‘Rajat Jayanti Karyanvayan Samiti’ at the district level. A central leader to attend full-day meeting of every district committee.
  • Mandal-wise meetings to be held for the same purpose in May-June. A state leader to attend full-day meeting of every mandal.