Some amazing facts about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The Bharatiya Janata Party is one of two major political parties in India, along with the Indian National Congress. It has been the ruling political party of the Republic of India since 2014 under its leader Narendra Modi.
Today, the Bharatiya Janata Party is recognized as the world's largest political party. The Bharatiya Janata Party is moving forward with continuous success. The party consists of many veteran leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, Home Minister of India Amit Shah.
1. Controversy Over Riots and Violence
BJP dragged many times in riots and violence in several states in India. Many NGOs, independent journalists, and media blamed the BJP government for Gujarat Riots in 2002. However, BJP denied any involvement in the riots. The party was also blamed for riots in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and so on.
2. Founded in 1980
The party was founded by Lal Krishna Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee on April 6, 1980, as part of Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first President of the party in 1980. It is one of the most interesting facts about the BJP.
3. Kamal Sandesh
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It is one of the unknown facts about BJP that, they have their own newspaper which is called “Kamal Sandesh”. It is also one of the most interesting facts about the BJP too.
4. Right-Wing Populism
The Bharatiya Janata Party is a right-wing political party, that believes in the ideology of Hindu nationalism, and right-wing populism.
5. Different Wings Under BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party has different wings, such as BJP Mahila Morcha (Women’s Wing), BJP Kisan Morcha (Peasant’s Wing), BJP Minority Morcha (Minority Wing), and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (Youth wing). It is one of the widely known facts about BJP.
6. World's largest political party
Bharatiya Janata Party celebrates the title of the world's largest political party. It has a total of 18 crore members.
7. A Few Bad and Negative Facts About BJP
Each and every political party have their own bad and negative facts, BJP is not behind with them. The party is widely criticized for its right-wing Hindu nationalism approach. Many times, other political parties, such as congress, SP, BSP, SAD, Shiv Sena, BJD, and others criticized BJP’s stand on Pakistan and many other issues.
8. Key Issues of Bharatiya Janata Party
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BJP closely working for Hindu nationalism, the building of Ram temple in Ayodhya, implementation of a uniform civil code, removal of article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir, and many more.
9. Privatization of Government Companies and Organizations
During their tenure at the Central Government of India, BJP worked closely in the privatization of each and every government company or organization. However, many parties opposed this move. Even, the party started disinvestment ministry when they were in power. Etc