NAGROTA BAGWAN (HIMACHAL PRADESH): Already ahead of their rivals when it comes to technology, Bharatiya Janata Party today upped the game when they introduced QR codes to record the number of supporters brought in by their MLAs and former MLAs for public meetings.
The unique manner of mobilising crowds was implemented for the first time at the public meeting of BJP national president JP Nadda at Gandhi Maidan here.
It is widely believed that thin crowds during Nadda’s roadshow in Peterhoff, Shimla on April 9, had resulted in this extraordinary method being initiated to mobilise crowds.
A team was appointed to scan the QR codes which are expected to form the basis of tickets to be allotted during the assembly elections.
The BJP had entrusted its MLAs and former MLAs from eight assembly constituencies from Palampur and Kangra for this task. They had been specifically asked to bring in a crowd of at least 25,000 people to the public meeting at Gandhi Maidan.
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