Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the rallies of Vijay Sankalp of the Bhartiya Janata Party in Gujarat. He addressed rallies in Palanur, Modasa, Dahegam and Bavala.
Gujarat will go to the polls in two phases on December 1 and 5. The result will be announced on December 8.
In the 2017 elections in Gujarat, the BJP won 99 seats and its main rival, the Congress, 77 seats. Currently, the BJP’s strength in the 182-member Assembly stands at 111 after several Congress MPs defected there.
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BJP government has transformed education sector in Gujarat, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat has transformed the education sector in the state and made it more scientific and modern, tackling an electoral issue which is being pushed aggressively by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
21% of candidates in the first phase of elections in Gujarat facing criminal cases; AAP tops list, followed by Cong, BJP: Report
A total of 167 candidates, out of the 788 vying for the 89 seats in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, have criminal cases against them, with 100 facing serious charges like murder and rape , according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said Thursday.
# Electoral irony: Rebel-backing BJP party could split votes in Vaghodia
Two BJP rebels, both pledging to support him if they win and vying as independents, clash in this segment of the assembly, their very support tipping the scales in favor of the official BJP candidate. ruling party. This six-time BJP lawmaker, Madhu Shrivastav, who was replaced by the party’s Vadodara district chairman, Ashwin Patel, is one of them making the saffron party’s road to victory in this much-watched constituency a steeper climb.
# Time to generate income from electricity rather than getting it for free: PM Modi in Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it’s time to generate revenue from electricity instead of getting it for free, in an apparent move to counter the Aam Aadmi party and Congress over their promise of free electricity in Gujarat, an electoral ward.
Addressing a campaign rally in Modasa town of Aravalli district in northern Gujarat, Modi said that only he knows the art through which people will be able to earn money through electricity.
# BJP goes strong, Cong backs off, AAP makes impression in students’ minds
Amid recurring voices of approval from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and, in turn, Saurashtra University students’ BJP, there is a less frequent but steady rise in complaints about unemployment, leaked government documents review and rising prices. The BJP, many students say, brought ‘vikas’ by building roads and improving electricity and water supplies, but some also question its record on education and health .
And it is not the Congress, traditionally the BJP’s main rival, but the “jhadu”, as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is often called, that seems to have captured the attention of some of these new voters.
# The BJP will break all records in terms of percentage of seats and votes in Gujarat, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
# This election is about deciding the fate of Gujarat for the next 25 years: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections are meant to decide the fate of the state for the next 25 years. Addressing a campaign rally in the town of Palanpur, Banaskantha district, in support of Bharatiya Janata Party candidates, Modi said that although a lot of development work has been done so far by the BJP in power in Gujarat and the Centre, the time has come to take a “giant leap”. “.
# Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address rallies in Palanur, Modasa, Dahegam and Bavala
First post: STI