BJP sets ‘Mission South’ in motion; Modi govt picks 4 luminaries for Rajya Sabha

Published on Jul 07, 2022 07:54 AM IST

In a major push for South India, the Modi government has nominated four noted personalities, including celebrated athlete PT Usha and music maestro Ilaiyaraaja, to the Rajya Sabha. The other two nominations include KV Vijayendra and Prasad Veerendra Heggade. The decision came days after BJP, at its national executive meeting in Hyderabad, identified south India as the territory for its next phase of growth before the 2024 general elections. PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate all the four eminent citizens and hailed them for their contributions in their respective fields. Watch this video and find out who the four nominees are.