• Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:30
The BJP on Thursday tweeted state-wise statistics on its party membership, claiming nearly 10.5 crores people had registered with the party.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat witnessed the largest number of enrollment with 1.1 crore people joining the party. Uttar Pradesh - Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh - Chattishgarh and Maharashtra - Goa had also witnessed a huge boom with more than 1 crore members joining the party. State-wise statistics of BJP membership drive. #BJPLargestParty pic.twitter.com/vsUmXCvCnl — BJP (@BJP4India) April 30, 2015 The BJP launched its membership drive on November 1 last year which enabled people to become members by simply calling on a number provided. The party had often claimed that it was larger than the Communist Party of China.   The Congress Party had hit back at BJP calling it a 'missed call party.'   Read: BJP's claim of being the largest party has met with a lot of skepticism