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    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: I appeal to all party workers to not lose their calm & to always speak in a dignified manner, we only have to devote ourselves to Maa Bharti & work for the country not for ourselves, says PM Modi in video interaction with party workers.

  • 8:32 PM IST

    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: Today opposition to BJP is at its highest. Sometimes, it also takes a violent turn. It is not because we made a mistake. It is strength of BJP that affects opponents. They are unable to digest that a poor person born into a backward family is serving as PM, says Narendra Modi.

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    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: In the BJP there are no divisions, no dynasty politics and no I versus you. It is truly democratic and a only democratic political party can effectively serve a democratic nation, says PM Modi in video interaction with BJP workers on the party’s foundation day

  • 5:14 PM IST

    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: There is a campaign that all opposition should unite. Whenever there is a massive flood, all snakes, mongooses, cats, dogs, cheetahs, lions etc climb up a huge tree, they fear rising water levels, says Amit Shah while addressing a press conference.

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    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: “Sacrifice for the nation, sacrifice for the nation’s security and integrity are the part of the BJP’s DNA,” says Ravi Shankar Prasad at a press conference.

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    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: Congress didn’t let Parliament work. They ran away from discussion. The BJP is ready to hold discussion on all issues but they are afraid of it: Amit Shah.

  • 2:32 PM IST

    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: We avenged the killing of our jawans and gave a befitting reply to Pakistan for Uri attack by conducting surgical strike. Such kind of action was only possible under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, Amit Shah says.

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    BJP Foundation Day Live Updates: I was listening to Rahul (Gandhi) Baba recently. He has been meeting Sharad Pawar. Rahul Gandhi asks Narendra Modi about what his government has done in the last four years. I want to ask him what Congress party did in decades it ruled the country, says BJP president Amit Shah.

Mumbai, Apr 6: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is celebrating its 38th Foundation Day today, April 6. BJP President Amit Shah is set to address over 3 lakh party workers in Mumbai today while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the event through the Narendra Modi app. The massive BJP Foundation Day event is set to take place at the MMRDA Ground in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) today. Besides Shah, other senior BJP leaders and ministers from Maharashtra will also address the event at 11:30 am today.

Tight security has been placed around BKC, which lies in Bandra East in Mumbai. Tents have been set up at the MMRDA grounds will BJP flags can be seen on the streets of BKC. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to address the BJP workers across the country around 4:30 pm today. (Also Read: Traffic advisory issued by Mumbai Police for April 6)

“I thank my sisters and brothers of India for their unwavering faith in BJP. It is our commitment that we will continue to devote ourselves towards India’s transformation,” Modi tweeted on Friday morning. “The BJP is the party of a New India. We are privileged to receive the blessings of people of all age groups, across all sections of society. We are a Party that believes in India’s diversity, our unique culture and, above all, the strengths of 125 crore Indians,” he added.

The event comes at a time when the party has started preparing for the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Amit Shah reached Mumbai on Thursday and received a grand welcome by party workers. BJP workers carried out a bike rally from the airport to BKC, which is a 9 km distance. Huge traffic jams were reported from the Western Expressway, from where the bike rally was passing.

Actor Amitabh Bachchan was among those who were stuck in the jam. “T 2765 – A 30 min drive .. takes 5 hours .. ! thats the Phantom movie camera moving at 500 frames per second .. Film City to JVPD Scheme, Juhu .. normal camera moves at 24 frames .. (sic),” Bachchan tweeted. Other Mumbaikars who were stuck in the jam also took to Twitter to vent out their anger as some of them missed their trains and flights.