Campaigning for Lok Sabha Election 2019 6th phase of LS polls ends this evening
Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening.
Fifty-nine constituencies, spread over seven states, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday. Voting will take place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, 8 seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, 7 in Delhi and 4 in Jharkhand.
Star campaigners of various political parties are holding rallies and road shows in different parts of the country to woo the voters.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting at Rohtak in Haryana. He said, the NDA government gave a free hand to the soldiers to take appropriate action against the terrorist, something which the Congress failed to do in their decade-long rule from 2004-2014. Mr Modi said that India’s today is the fastest-growing economy in the world.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to hold rallies at Mandi in Himachal Pradesh and at Hoshiarpur in Punjab later in the day.
BJP President Amit Shah is campaigning at Barwala in Hissar and Charkhi Dadri in Haryana. Congress President Rahul Gandhi is holding rallies in Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh, while Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is campaigning in Uttar Pradesh.
In Uttar Pradesh, all 14 constituencies are dispersed within the Purvanchal region from the condition. From these constituencies, Lalganj and Machhlishahar are restricted to scheduled caste candidates. Congress hasn’t fielded any candidate on Azamgarh and Ambedkar Nagar seats.
Development is actually the important thing issue one of the voters. Our correspondent reports that the majority of the constituencies lack industries and factories.
In Bihar, the ruling NDA within the condition is facing challenges from the grand alliance brought by RJD.
In Delhi, out of all seven seats, there’s a triangular fight between BJP, Congress and AAP. Several heavyweights including former Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, singers switched politicians Manoj Tiwari and Hansraj Hendes and boxer Vijender Singh have been in the fray.
The BJP today hit out at Congress leader Mike Pitroda for his comments around the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and required an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chair Sonia Gandhi.
Talking with media in New Delhi, senior party leader Prakash Javadekar stated, how Mr Pitroda can explain Rajiv’s justification from the 1984 Sikh genocide by saying whenever a big tree falls, our planet tremors.
BSP supremo Mayawati inside a press conference in Lucknow today stated the BJP is making groundless allegations from the opposition parties. She added the BJP won’t go back to power.
Polling for that seventh and also the final phase is going to be held around the 19th of May. 59 Lok Sabha constituencies goes to polls within this phase.