Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi to address four rallies in Rajasthan on April 21-22

April 12, 2019, 12:55 pm

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on a campaigning tour in Rajasthan ahead of the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls scheduled on April 29. He will address four rallies in the state at Chittorgarh, Barmer, Udaipur and Jodhpur on April 21 and April 22.

BJP’s tour convener for the polls Omkar Singh Lakhawat said that PM Modi will start his rally from Chittorgarh on April 21 followed by Barmer. He will then reach Udaipur in the morning on April 22 and will conclude his rally at Jodhpur in the evening.

The BJP workers of the region are conducting meetings to make these rallies a success. Responsibilities are being allocated to the different teams of party workers.

The supporters and workers of the party have started preparations for the PM’s visit. The district branches will soon receive detailed information related to the PM’s visit, added Omkar Singh.

The party has pitched CP Joshi against Congress candidate Gopal Singh Idwa in Chittorgarh, Kailash Chaudhary against Congress candidate Manvendra Singh in Barmer, Arjunlal Meena against Congress candidate Raghuveer Singh Meena in Udaipur and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat against Congress candidate Vaibhav Gehlot in Jodhpur.

An interesting fight will be witnessed in Barmer and Jodhpur constituencies this time.

The Congress has fielded former BJP MLA from Barmer Manvendra Singh against BJP candidate Kailash Chaudhary. Manvendra joined Congress during Assembly elections 2018. He lost with then CM Vasundhara Raje on Jhalrapatan seat in last year’s assembly elections. 

CM Ashok Gehlot’s son has been fielded from Jodhpur seat on Congress ticket against BJP Candidate Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

The dates for upcoming Lok Sabha Elections were announced by Election Commission of India. Polling in Rajasthan on 25 seats will be held on April 29 (Phase 4) and May 6 (Phase 5). The results will be announced on May 23.

First published: April 12, 2019