BJP President Amit Shah will be campaigning for the ruling party today in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh as part of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He will address two public rallies in Bihar's Sitamarhi and Saran, followed by rallies in UP's Barabanki and Mohanlalganj in Lucknow district. A total 82 candidates are left in the fray in five Bihar Lok Sabha seats that will go to the polls in the fifth phase on May 6. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, too, will be in UP where she will address a public meeting in Bahraich's Nanpara. She will then head to Mohammadi where she will hold a 1.5-km long roadshow.
Here are the highlights from 2019 Lok Sabha Election campaigning:
Hours ahead of phase four voting in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Kailash Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that if the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is not removed from power soon, the state would "become like Jammu and Kashmir" in the face of threats from terrorist organisations like ISIS.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met actor Sunny Deol in New Delhi today and posted a picture with him on Twitter, days after the 'Border'star joined the ruling BJP. Along with the photo, PM Modi also referenced the actor's period drama film "Gadar" with the famous dialogue "Hindustan Zindabad tha, hai, aur rahega."
BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday affirmed in a public meeting at Sitamarhi that it is the Modi government which has truly secured the borders of the country and made national security its foremost priority.
Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accusing the Congress of doing "nothing" while in power, party president Rahul Gandhi said Saturday nobody had committed the "foolishness" of the notes ban and the "Gabbar Singh Tax" in the last 70 years.