Wednesday, April 17, 2024

BJP relaunches ‘Sneha Yatra’ to connect with Christians in Kerala, Cong calls it ‘Kiss of Judas’

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Kochi: With the Lok Sabha polls just months away, the BJP in Kerala on Thursday resumed its ‘Sneha Yatra’, an outreach programme aimed at connecting with the Christian community in the state.

The saffron party initially launched the initiative during this year’s Easter.

In a recent state committee meeting, the party decided to resume the yatra during the Christmas season.

BJP state chief K Surendran visited Cardinal George Alencherry, the former head of the prominent Syro Malabar Church, at St Thomas Mount in nearby Kakkanad in the morning and conveyed Christmas greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He also visited Archbishop Joseph Kalathiparbil of the Latin Archdiocese of Verapoly, and conveyed the wishes of the Prime Minister.

Later, Surendran said in a ‘X’ post that it marked the beginning of ‘Sneha Yatra’ in the state.

He also shared photos of his cordial meetings with the church heads.

PTI

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