Over 300 professionals – mostly from the Information Technology (IT) sector – joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Party State President G Kishan Reddy at party office here this evening. BJP National President Nitin Gadkari, in a specially recorded message, welcomed all the new members into the party.
In his address, Mr Gadakri said BJP was committed to the economic growth, protecting ecology and building ethical political culture in the country.
He emphasised that politics was an instrument of socio economic change and that 21st century politics was going to be based on an agenda of development rather than any divisive aspects like religion, caste or creed.
The BJP National President promised opportunities to all sincere workers for growth in the party irrespective of their heredity. BJP National Secretary P Muralidhar Rao addressed the gathering on the crisis of credibility in Indian politics. He said the educated professionals, and particularly, the IT professionals were an advantaged lot.
Mr Rao said over the last 15-20 years, education had emerged to be the biggest game changer and urged the educated professionals to be aware of their responsibilities and protect democratic as envisaged by the architects of our constitution.
He emphasised on the role of a National party in protecting the system and urged them to leverage their positions to serve society through the BJP.
The BJP leader said the party had the benefit of the services of such professionals and would suitably work with them for over all development. Mr G Kishan Reddy exhorted the professionals to work for the betterment of the country and reiterated that the BJP was the only party that could provide them a platform.
“It is a party that believes in democracy and provided an opportunity to any individual,” he said, adding the Congress- led UPA government at the Centre had mired the country in countless scams and the time was ripe for the BJP led NDA to come back to power to take India on the highway to development in every aspect of life.