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BJP president Amit Shah arrives in Chandigarh

BJP president Amit Shah arrives in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: BJP president Amit Shah arrived in Chandigarh on Saturday to a rousing reception by party leaders in the city.

Shah, who is on a two-day visit, was taken from the airport to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chandigarh headquarters in Sector 33 in a roadshow comprising scores of cars and two-wheelers.

He was received at the airport by Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher, Chandigarh BJP president Sanjay Tandon, former MP Satya Pal Jain and other senior BJP leaders.

Party leaders from neighbouring Punjab and Haryana were also present.

Shah inaugurated the new building of the Chandigarh BJP office and later address a meeting of senior leaders.

The visit, according to BJP sources, is aimed at preparations for the 2019 General Elections.

Tight security measures were in place from the airport to the BJP office.

–PTI