In recent update, few young 'eminent personalities' from different walks of life joined the BJP at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Tejaswi, a World Yoga champion, Yashpal Solanki Arjun Awardee Coach Indian Judo Academy, Olympic Judo Commonweath and Asian Medalists- Avtar Singh, Tulika Man and Vijay Yadav, Disha Dhiraj Maru, a 29-year-old medal winner in Special Olympics were among the ones to join the saffron party in the presence of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) national president Poonam Mahajan.
In an attempt to make inroads into Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has often garnered the attention for being critical of the government, Mahajan, on Monday launched the BJP membership drive on the JNU campus in Delhi, saying that India's integrity is safe under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"We all need to strengthen the hands of the Prime Minister by joining with maximum numbers.' Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas' is the tradition of our party," she said.
Calling JNU the 'Ganga' of the country, she said students come to the institute from all over the country adding that the membership campaign wants in involve 'every common man' in the country's development.
"The membership campaign is needed because we want to take along every common man. Our party believes in a fully democratic system," she said.
Mahajan also said similar events will be held on other campuses across the country till August 11 to reach out to students. She said the JNU was the first campus where the event was held.