PM Narendra Modi is likely to address at least nine physical rallies for the Bihar polls — three each for the three phases — for which BJP will deploy over 10,000 “social media commandos” at booth level to enable people to listen to the PM live amid Covid-19 restrictions.
Sources said the party in-charge for the state polls — former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and national general secretary Bhupender Yadav — are camping in the state before finalising the dates and venues for the rallies.
“The venues and dates will be decided once the PM’s availability is confirmed,” a senior party functionary said, adding that the schedule for the first phase will be officially announced in a couple of days.
“We are trying to make sure maximum people are connected through digital platforms for which the party has worked since June,” said a BJP member. Party sources said at least 4 lakh party cadres with smart phones have been identified, who will be at the booth level to help people watch the PM and other leaders live. “At least five party workers with smart phones will be deployed at every booth,” he said. said.