Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Top 5 news on BJP you must read on April 5

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Photo: Getty Images

Apmaan ka badla lena hoga: Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar

On Thursday, Amit Shah, BJP General secretary and Narendra Modi’s man in Uttar Pradesh, met leaders of the Jat community at Raajhar village, 40 km from Muzaffarnagar, and delivered a speech brimming with vitriol. With him was BJP legislator Suresh Rana, who is accused of instigating the riots last year.

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In Chandni Chowk, Advani invokes Atal for support

In his first election rally in Delhi before the Lok Sabha polls at Chandni Chowk on Friday, veteran BJP leader L K Advani invoked former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee repeatedly and his “adarsh raj” while soliciting votes for Delhi BJP chief and the party’s candidate from the constituency, Harsh Vardhan.

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Reaching out to Northeast, BJP warns Beijing

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reached out to the Northeast on Thursday by sending a terse message to China, cautioning it to adopt a developmental attitude towards India.Banking on welfare measures announced for region during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the BJP on Thursday reiterated the message of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi that, “No power on earth can take away even an inch from India…China should give up its expansionist attitude and adopt a development mindset.”

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UPA compromised dignity & integrity of PM’s office: BJP 

The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is yet to release its election manifesto, on Friday charged the Congress-led UPA government with compromising the dignity and integrity of the Prime Minister’s Office, destruction of the economy, presiding over scams and corruption, and undermining national security, among others.

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Sevak Modi cries for change

The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today called upon people to throw out the nikammi (ineffective) governments at the Centre and in the state as the country wanted a change.“You have chosen shashak (rulers) for the past 60 years. Now give a sevak (servant) like me a chance for just 60 months. I assure you I will remove the ills, which have accumulated over the past 60 years,” Modi said.

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BJP could get 206 to 218 seats in Lok Sabha elections, says opinion poll

The BJP could cross the 200 mark and get up to 218 seats in the Lok Sabha while the party-led NDA could win between 234 to 246 seats, putting it within striking distance of forming a government if polls are held today, according to an opinion poll released Friday.The CNN-IBN-The Week tracker projected that Congress was poised to get 94 to 106 seats and the party-led UPA could get 111 to 123 seats.

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