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    Friends of BJP - Jan 29, 2009 Friends of BJP - Jan 29, 2009 Presentation Transcript

    • Friends of BJP Change and Action: Now!! A National Movement 29 January 2009
    • BACKGROUND  Economic stagflation & stagnant  Apathy to politics & civil society infrastructure  Low voter turnout  Not demanding action from  Weak government representatives  Accepting mediocrity  National (in)security high  Each of us content to let things go downhill  Federalism under threat:  Self & family above everything else Naxals/Violence/Separatism  What about future generations?  Political system that discourages the young & well-meaning to join India is not at its best But, We Got It Here 2
    • This is a unique moment in India’s history Let us not be silent spectators again Let us not lose another five years We can create a better future for us and our children 3
    • TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE  Being Educated & Well Meaning  A credible, strong Central alone not enough government  Need to be a Socially Active Civil  Good Governance is Our Right Society  Accountability & transparency is the  So, at least Vote – don’t holiday Government’s duty  If possible, Campaign  Let us build  A platform for our voices  Build two-way governance process  A vision for India  Define action points,  Demand the Best from Ourselves milestones and timelines and from Society 4
    • TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE  2004 to 2009 has seen big  We have tools to organise & change communicate  Governance has steadily 2004 was the last traditional election plummeted  One-way, Top-down, politics  ‘Divide-and-rule’, urban v rural  We are less safe 2009 can be a new beginning  Tomorrow is a gloomy place  Participative, Emergent Voters Today, let us discuss this, articulate our thoughts, refine our approach, and ACT! 5
    • The One Political Party that will Make a Difference is the BJP 6
    • WHY BJP: INTEGRITY, SECURITY, PROSPERITY  Clean top leadership, not just a family  National vision & reach  Demonstrated record  Gujarat or Maharashtra  MP or UP What India needs and BJP provides •Thought Leadership •Participatory Democracy •Visionary Leadership  Past: Delivery on roads, telecom, privatization  Administrative reform  Future: 10% growth, PPP in education/healthcare  Zero compromise  Free policy reform of Leftist hostage  Political will 7
    • FRIENDS OF THE BJP: CHANGE AND ACTION. NOW!!  Educated civil society needs to be engaged, not just aware  Price of apathy  2004-09: Economic reform hostage to communism + Increased insecurity  2009-14: What would an unstable hotch-potch mean?  Each one matters, not just counts  Diverse group, across professions  Not all signed-up BJP members, but believes that BJP best for India  Will spread across India  Spread word & mobilise support: socially, within peer groups  Two-way dialog: inputs into policy thinking  Ongoing: does not stop with elections, continual engagement We should, can and will act. Now. We will be pro-active stakeholders. 8
    • Our Government Ballot Box Meeting Room Drawing Room 9
    • SHAPING INDIA’S RESURGENCE: MISSION 200 in 2009  Middle class: 30 crore +  Only 38 crore (of eligible 58   Younger, more urban crore) people voted in 2004  Communication-enabled  NDA had 0.25% votes more  Mobile phones: 38 crore than UPA – but 37 less seats  Cable & Satellite homes: 8  10+ crore new young voters crore  Goal: Getting BJP to win 200 seats on its own in 2009  Need to win marginally lost seats  Need to revive in urban areas  Retain 130 of the seats from 2004  Focus on winning additional 50-75 seats  Target 1 lakh new voters in each of the seats 10
    • NEXT STEPS  Understand what BJP stands for  Provide feedback on government  If convinced, Voice Support policies  Involve ourselves in the publicly  Spread “Friends of BJP” nationally government  Sway the Undecideds  Self-organise, Communicate  Create a New Constituency in  Hold smaller meetings on our own India which thinks, acts and  Provide inputs in interest areas to participates in nation-building  Lay the foundation for 2-way Manifesto  Help in Campaigning government 11
    • Stay in Touch with Friends of BJP sms: 4BJP to 575758 email: info@FriendsOfBJP.org 12