Lucknow: The 14 newly elected mayors of Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will call on Prime Mminister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday, said a party leader.
According to state leaders, BJP’s state Organisation Secretary Sunil Bansal would be part of the delegation.
While the meeting is being termed a courtesy call, the Prime Minister is expected to share with the new mayors, his vision of development of cities. A source told IANS that Modi will also seek and exchange ideas on how to improve the lot of the cities, improve garbage disposal system, and create more awareness about cleanliness.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and state BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey had met these newly elected mayors here on Sunday. Out of the 16 municipal corporations in Uttar Pradesh that went to polls late in November, the BJP candidates won the mayoral seats in 14, including in Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi, Moradabad, Kanpur and Allahabad.