Mumbai, Apr 23, 2019 : As India goes to vote in the third phase of Lok Sabha election, high-pitched poll campaigns to woo voters across the country continued on Tuesday, Zeenews reported.
Bollywood actor Sunny Deol set to join the BJP on Tuesday, may be fielded from Gurdaspur.
]Yoga guru Ramdev has come out in support of the BJP’s Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Singh Thakur, saying it was unfair to subject her to cruelty in jail for nine years on the basis of a suspicion. "Sadhvi Pragya was made to suffer rigorous imprisonment for nine years. There is nothing wrong in restraining her if she makes an inappropriate statement but the inhuman treatment given to her in the jail purely on the basis of suspicion was not fair," said Ramdev.
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena: "The picture in front of me is, no single party will come to power in the country this time. NDA will come of power, we are all NDA allies and NDA will form the government."
Three TMC workers injured after a crude bomb was hurled at them. The incident took place in Domkal municipality in Murshidabad.
Magistrate court in Sewri issues bailable warrant against Sitaram Yechury after he (and his lawyer) failed to appear in court after a summon was issued to him. RSS worker and lawyer Dhrutiman Joshi had filed complaint against Rahul Gandhi and Yechury after they named RSS in Gauri Lankesh murder case. Rahul Gandhi, through his lawyer, has inquired against Dadar Post office as he claims he hasn’t received summons yet. He is exempted from appearing till April 30, which is also the next date of hearing.
West Bengal: Bombs were hurled at Trinamool Congress councillor Tajamel Ansari in Murshidabad’s Domkol. He was rushed to the local hospital, later shifted to Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital. Meanwhile, central force jawans are carrying out route marches in the area.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’ll exercise his franchise in Ahmedabad, will hold election rallies in Odisha’s Kendrapara and Balasore, and a roadshow in Jharkhand’s Lohardagga. He will alos hold a rally in Bengal’s Asansol. BJP national president Amit Shah, who’s contesting from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar where voting is currently underway, will also cast his vote from Naranpura area in Ahmedabad. He will then head towards Madhya Pradesh’s Khajuraho to address a rally. Senior party leader Sushma Swaraj will also hold rallies in MP’s Bhopal and Raisen. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath will hold rallies in state’s Mahoba and Unnao while Keshav Prasad Maurya will be in Shahjahanpur.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will address public meetings in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, while Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Amethi and Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareilly on Tuesday.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav along with wife Dimple Yadav will hold a rally in UP’s Kannauj. Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar will address public meetings in Bihar’s Madhubani, Ujiarpur, Begusarai and Munger.
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav to hold rallies in Bihar’s Darbhanga, Ujiarpur and Begusarai. Hindustani Awam Morcha chief Jeetan Ram Manjhi will join Tejashwi in Ujiarpur.
Nominations to be filed today:
Former CM and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat
Congress’ Gurjeet Singh Aujla to file his nominations from Amritsar. CM Amrinder Singh will accompany him.
BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri will file his nomination from South Delhi
Congress’ Sheila Dikshit to file her nomination papers from North East Delhi at Nand Nagri
Congress’ Ajay Maken to file nomination