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BJP cadre to verify ‘missed calls’ during membership drive


Around 20 million bogus calls were detected in 2014 when the party got over 110 million calls in total, according to estimates made at the time.

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is set to launch a 35-day special membership drive across the country from July 6, has asked its workers to verify “missed calls” from those seeking membership to weed out bogus callers, after a sizable number of such callers were found to be fake during a similar exercise in 2014.

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who has been appointed the convener of the special ...


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