Campaigning At Peak For Second Phase Of General Elections; Political Leaders Making All-Out Efforts To Woo Voters

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With three days left for campaigning to end for the second phase of General Elections, leaders of political parties are making all-out efforts to woo the voters by holding back-to-back rallies and road shows in favour of their candidates. Twenty seats in Kerala, 14 in Karnataka, 13 in Rajasthan, eight each in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, seven in Madhya Pradesh, five each in Assam and Bihar, three each in West Bengal and Chhattisgarh and one each in Tripura and Jammu and Kashmir will go to polls in this second phase on 26th of this month.
 
Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed election rallies at Jalore and Banswara in Rajasthan. He said that the country needs a stable government which can develop basic infrastructure facilities as per the future requirements, understand the dreams of the youth, and make policies according to them and take care of women, farmers, poor, deprived, tribal and backward class people. He said, he is working with the determination to take the country to the heights of development. Mr Modi accused the Congress of forming an opportunistic alliance and said that the country should not be handed over to such an alliance.
Holding public meetings in Siliguri, Narsinhapur in Murshidabad and at Nalagola of Malda, Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Rajnath Singh said, Sandeshkhali has proved that the women in West Bengal is not safe under the Mamata Banerjee-led government. He alleged that the Chief Minister is misleading the migrant labourers on the issue of NRC.
 
On the other hand, Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee said, the Central government led by BJP has neglected the common man, including minority and SC/ST people. Speaking at a public meeting in Balurghat, she alleged that the Centre does not send funds to the State.
 
Speaking at a public meeting in Katihar, Senior BJP leader Amit Shah alleged that Congress and RJD-led Grand Alliance want to push Bihar again in the era of Jungle Raj. He said, only NDA can work for the betterment of the state. Mr. Shah said, the Congress party has always worked against the interest of the backward classes of society by protesting against the report of Kaka Saheb Kalelkar and the Mandal Commission.
In Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati said that there is a big difference between the actions and words of the BJP. Addressing election rallies at Amroha and Ghaziabad, she said that BJP’s guarantee will not be of any use in this election.
Senior BJP leader Anurag Singh Thakur has accused the Congress Party of spreading confusion among the people on the issue of changing the Constitution. Addressing a press conference in Jalandhar, he said, the Congress Party itself has changed the Constitution 62 times while in power.
 
Bharatiya Janata Party National President JP Nadda today asserted that the BJP gave a stable government in the last 10 years that helped in resolving crucial issues like the practice of triple talaq and the Ram temple construction in Ayodhya. Mr Nadda held a public meeting at the Sangrampur taluka of Buldhana district to campaign for Prataprao Jadhav, the candidate of the BJP grand alliance. Speaking about various achievements of the NDA Government during the last ten years, Shri Nadda said that the central government has provided pucca houses to 5 crore citizens of the country under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, and ensured the availability of basic facilities like drinking water, electricity connection and free ration for the underprivileged. He also stated that India always needed a strong, stable and decisive government. He asserted that India has become the 5th largest economy today. He added that soon India will become the third largest economy of the world and Vikasit Bharat by 2047 if BJP is voted back to power again.

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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