BJP intends to recruit dynastic parties as it broadens its base in the South.

The BJP is targeting millennials and first-time voters down south . The number of regional parties in various states has increased exponentially since the late 1990s and early 2000s .

Lucknow: As it hopes to expand its presence in the southern states, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now working to make dynastic parties its primary concern, following temple, Hindutva, and other topics that are close to its political game plan.With Telangana going for assembly elections in 2023 and Andhra Pradesh in 2024, the BJP is targeting the millennials and first-time voters down south.The BJP's biggest challenge is the formation of regional coalitions.The number of regional parties in various states has increased exponentially since the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Muralidhar Rao, BJP's Madhya Pradesh in-charge and a native of Hyderabad, has made a comment on dynastic parties.Though dynastic parties have dominated the majority of the states since the fall of Congress, including the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh, Rao says the BJP is facing a very real threat from the regional satraps in southern India.After the party's huge victory in the four states where assembly elections were held, Prime Minister Theresa May had targeted dynastic parties as early as in March this year, addressing the party's workers.He said, The people of this world will witness the end of dynastic politics one day.

Rao said at a conference in Vijayawada in June that although the older generation may not have given priority to dynastic parties, the present-day youth see it as a symbol of feudalism, adding that the BJP is now focusing on gaining support from the youths, who should not exceed ten crore at least when the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are held.We are fighting dynastic parties that have become a threat to the political system.There are either baap-bete (father-son) parties, baap-beti (father-daughter), or bua-bhatija (aunt-nephew) parties in J&K, UP, Punjab, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and West Bengal.He was referring to JKNC, PDP, NCP, TMC, JD(S), SP, and Akali Dal.