Election 2019 Highlights: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Public Meeting In Madhya Pradesh's Shujalpur

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Election 2019 Highlights: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Public Meeting In Madhya Pradesh's Shujalpur

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi held public meetings in Madhya Pradesh (File Photo)

New Delhi:

With seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 coming near, the Congress and BJP geared up with their campaigns. Voting is set to take place in eight states and Union Territories in the 59 constituencies on 19 May. All parliamentary constituencies in Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab will vote on the same day. In Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal some Lok Sabha constituencies will vote.

BJP president Amit Shah visited Jharkhand and Bihar to campaign for his party. Mr Shah addressed rallies in Littipara of Jharkhand's Pakur ditrict, Mohania and Arrah of Bihar.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi held public meetings in Madhya Pradesh's Shujalpur, Amjhera and Khargone district.

Here are the Highlights over the 2019 Election:

May 11, 2019 21:36 (IST)
More than 60,000 security personnel deployed for elections in Delhi

More than 60,000 security personnel, including Home Guards and paramilitary forces jawans, have been deployed across New Delhi a day before the Lok Sabha elections, reported news agency PTI.

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik told PTI that elaborate arrangements, according to the instructions of the Election Commission, are in place to ensure no anti-social element causes any trouble.

Voting will begin at 7 am on May 12 and scheduled to go on till 6 pm. Security personnel have been deployed at polling booths and special reserve parties and policemen are patrolling vulnerable areas, the police said.
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May 11, 2019 14:33 (IST)
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May 11, 2019 13:58 (IST)
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Rahul Gandhi Speaks To NDTV's Ravish Kumar

Here are the highlights of Rahul Gandhi's interview to NDTV:
  • People everywhere are scared of tyranny in the country," Congress chief Rahul Gandhi told NDTV.
  • "We will protect every citizen in this country. Gandhi ji said even the last man in the line should be helped. Even if an RSS member is attacked, we will protect him," he said.
  • "PM Modi ignored the intelligence of the RBI and announced notes ban," he said attacking the prime minister.
  • On whether he is ready to become the prime minister, Rahul Gandhi said: "I will do whatever the people want".
  • "PM Modi has personal hatred against me," Congress chief said.
  • "Narendra Modi's time is over.... I want to become the voice of people," he told NDTV's Ravish Kumar.

May 11, 2019 13:34 (IST)

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May 11, 2019 13:31 (IST)
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May 11, 2019 13:19 (IST)

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  • PM Narendra Modi has hatred and anger in his heart. Our work is to remove hatred.
  • He targets me, my dad, my grandmother and my grandfather. He speaks about them out of hatred.

May 11, 2019 13:16 (IST)
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May 11, 2019 13:14 (IST)

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