PM Modi addressed an election meet in Pratapgarh.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today slapped by a man during a roadshow in the Moti Nagar area. Mr Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party chief, was standing on an open jeep, canvassing in the New Delhi constituency, when the man jumped up and attacked him.
Earlier in the day, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the fifth phase of the national elections to be held in 51 constituencies across seven states.
Mr Gandhi slamming PM said "Army is not his personal property". He also said Congress will have a "stern approach" against terrorism.
Later, PM Modi launched a counter-attack at Mr Gandhi alleging that under UPA "one of naamdar's business partners got defence offset contract".
The fifth phase of national elections will be held in 51 Lok Sabha seats on Monday. In UP, 14 Lok Sabha seats will vote in the fifth phase; voting will be also be held in five seats in Bihar. Today is the last day of campaigning for the fifth phase.
Here are the the live updates of Lok Sabha Elections 2019:
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today slapped by a man during a roadshow in the Moti Nagar area. Mr Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party chief, was standing on an open jeep, canvassing in the New Delhi constituency, when the man jumped up and attacked him. He was identified as 33-year-old Suresh, a spare parts dealer. The AAP, meanwhile, has blamed the BJP for the attack.
BJP Chief Amit Shah in a tweet had made a similar allegation against Rahul Gandhi. "With Rahul Gandhi's Midas Touch, no deal is too much! When he has a say, his business partners make hay. Doesn't matter if India suffers on the way!" he tweeted with a media report.
Congress, Samajwadi Party Betrayed Mayawati: PM Modi
"Congress leaders happily share stage with the Samajwadi Party in the rallies, these people have betrayed Behenji (Mayawati) so cunningly that even she is not able to comprehend. Party which was staking claim to PM post before 1st round of voting now admits to being a vote cutter," PM Modi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI
One Of Namdar's Business Partners Got Defence Offset Contracts: PM Modi
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said: "Today I read that during UPA, one of naamdar's business partners got defence offset contracts. Apni sarkar, dost bhi apna aur raksha sauda bhi bada yaani naamdar ke liye malai ka poora intezam tha
(It was their government, their friend and their own defence deal.... which means they had arranged it all)".
PM Modi was addressing a rally in UP's Pratapgarh.
Rahul Gandhi On Why He Apologised To The Supreme Court
Rahul Gandhi also said he apologised to the Supreme Court because the matter was "sub-judice".
"I apologised to the Supreme Court as the matter is sub judice. Any comment on the matter was unwarranted. Neither have I apologised to the PM nor the BJP," he said. "Also chor comment is now reverberated through out the country. The remark stands. Anywhere you go and prompt 'chowkidar' people will get back with 'chor hai'," he added.
"PM Modi Insulting Army....": Rahul Gandi Takes A Dig
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is insulting the army by questioning the surgical strikes under the UPA, Rahul Gandhi said today attacking the prime minister. "The Army, Air Force or Navy is not personal properties of Narendra Modi ji like he thinks. When he says that surgical strikes during UPA were done in video games then he is not insulting Congress, but the Army. These air strikes were done by the Army and we do not politicize the Army. The Prime Minister should not insult the Army," he said.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi held a press conference this morning. He launched an all-out attack at the prime minister and said the BJP's campaign only reflects the panic in the party. "Whenever I look at him, I can only sense panic," he said.