The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set a new target of recruiting 2.5 lakh new members in Nagaland.
The State already has 1.18 lakh members.
The saffron brigade has launched a massive state-wide recruitment drive as per the directive of the central leadership from Saturday.
The Nagaland unit of BJP on Saturday formally launched a two-month long Sangathan Parv Membership Drive 2019 in Kohima in the presence of Union Minister of State for Steel Faggan Singh Kulaste.
According to the BJP, one phone or SIM card can enroll up to four members. Paper slip enrollments will continue alongside electronic enrollment.
Anyone can now register themselves as a primary member of the BJP by giving a miss call to 8980808080.
This will generate a series of verification for old and new enrollments and will finally confirm and update the party membership.
Addresing the gathering, the union minister said that people have started to repose more faith on the party.
Speaking on the occasion, BJP Nagaland state unit president and Minister of Higher and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along, requested the ministers and advisors to strengthen the party in their respective mandals and register encouraging membership in each and every booth level of the mandals.
He said that membership drive will strengthen the top party leadership.