In a bid to woo voters just before the sixth phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in the Bankura area of West Bengal. He is expected to address another rally in Purulia, West Bengal. He will be addressing three rallies in Azamgarh, Jaunpur and Prayagraj areas of Uttar Pradesh respectively.
In this phase of Lok Sabha elections, 59 seats will vote in seven states on May 12. The states going to polls in this phase are Bihar (8 seats), Haryana (10 seats), Jharkhand (8 seats), Madhya Pradesh (8 seats), Uttar Pradesh (14 seats), West Bengal (8 seats) and Delhi (7 seats).
The constituencies of Bihar that will vote in this phase are Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan, Maharajganj. Whereas, the seats that will vote in Delhi are Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, South Delhi. The 14 seats of Uttar Pradesh that will go to polls are Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur, Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Shrawasti, Domariyaganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Lalganj, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Machhlishahr, Bhadohi.
Here are the live updates on PM Modi's rally from West Bengal:
- Modi is not worried about the anger of Didi (Mamata Banerjee), because the love of 130 crore populace of the country is with him, says PM Modi.
- PM Modi said that her "slap" will be a blessing for him.
- "I have been told that here Didi has said that she wants to slap Modi. Mamata Didi I call you ''Didi'', respect you. Your slap will become a blessing for me. I am ready to take that."
- I will also say that if only you would have dared to slap those who, in the name of chit fund, looted the money of poor people.