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September-October will see a lot of political action

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August 31, 2018 11:29


Much street action in terms of political protests and events is in the offing in the months of September and October.   

The Bharatiya Janata Party will organise poetry evenings at 4,000 places in memory of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on September 16, which will mark a month of his death. 

On September 17, BJP workers will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday. The celebrations will continue till the birth anniversary of Jana Sangh founder Deen Dayal Upadhyay on September 25.   

The Communist Party of India-Marxist, particularly its affiliated trade unions and farmer union, plans to hold a massive rally in Delhi on September 5. 

Several Congress state units will launch agitations focused on the Rafale fighter jet issue. Several other womens' and farmers' groups also plan to hold protests during the month of September.   

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi would be on a pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in the first half of September, and his party plans to put out video footage and photographs certifying their party president's devotion for Lord Shiva. 

-- Business Standard

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