Bhubaneswar, April 15: A two-day BJP National Executive meeting began here on Saturday with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah.
BJP National Executive members, party office-bearers and state unit chief will discuss the future strategy of the party at the meet, which began at 5 p.m. at Sant Kavi Bheem Bhoi Sabhagar at the Janata Maidan.
BJP President Amit Shah is scheduled to address the participants during the day whereas Modi will deliver the address during the concluding session on Sunday.
Party sources said 2019 Odisha assembly elections are likely to take the centre stage at the meeting, where political and economic resolutions would also be adopted.
Modi, who landed at the state capital in the afternoon, held a roadshow from the airport to the Raj Bhavan, covering a distance of around 8 km.
Earlier, Shah held a meeting with party office-bearers to set the meeting agenda.