LIVE | Gujarat election rallies by Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi after ‘Pakistan’ becomes talking point

Gujarat Elections 2017 LIVE: PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to address rallies in Patan, Nadiad and Ahmedabad. Rahul Gandhi will continue his ‘Navsarjan Yatra’ campaign and visit Tharad, Viramgam, Savli and Gandhinagar.

Gujarat Elections 2017 LIVE: PM Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will on Monday address a number of rallies in phase 2 voting of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017. PM Modi is scheduled to address rallies in Patan, Nadiad and Ahmedabad. On the other hand, Gandhi will continue his ‘Navsarjan Yatra’ campaign and visit Tharad, Viramgam, Savli and Gandhinagar. The elections are witnessing new twist and turn every day. On Sunday, PM Narendra Modi surprised everyone and claimed that Pakistan is intervening in Gujarat Elections 2017. Today, Pakistan issued a statement and termed the remarks as baseless. “India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies, which are utterly baseless and irresponsible, (sic)” Mohammad Faisal, spokesperson Pakistan foreign office, tweeted.

Here are all the live updates of PM Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi’s rallies today:

6.00 pm: When we went to the farmers, did Krishi Mahotsav, we did not go out helping the rich. We went among the poor. Sadly, Congress leaders born with golden spoons will never understand what poverty is: PM @narendramodi

5.30 pm: During peak summer, I would go to the villages of Gujarat and ask parents to educate their children. Whose children were they? Were they Ambani’s children? No. They were children of the poor. We are working for poor

5.00 pm: Our farmers work hard and grow potato. If at all the Congress comes to power, there will be no need to do that because their leader says we will produce potatoes in factories! Congress’ basic knowledge about agriculture is so poor

4.20 pm: When this area was flooded the Chief Minister, former Chief Minister, Ministers came and stood with people here. The Prime Minister reviewed the situation. All this while, Congress MLAs were enjoying in resorts: PM

4.00 pm: Around as they know people here will support BJP. They have now taken to excuses. Their leaders and cheerleaders are blaming EVMs, including saying they are hacked using bluetooth

3.00 pm: “People of Viramgam, Ahmedabad shared their grievances with Congress VP Rahul Gandhi,” tweets Congress.

2.30 pm: Mere pass zada kuch nahi hai, Modi ji ke pass sarkar hai, magar humaare pass sachchai hai, Hindustan sachchai ka desh hai: Rahul Gandhi #Gujarat

2.00 pm: Check out Congress’ tweet

1.10 pm: Jaise picture flop hoti hai, waise hi BJP ki vikas yatra flop ho gayi. Gujarat ka chunav ho raha hai aur Modi ji kabhi Japan, Pakistan, Afghanistan ki baat karte hain. Modi ji, Gujarat ka chunaav hai, thodi Gujarat ki baat karlo: Rahul Gandhi in Banaskantha

1.00 pm: Jaise Sholey picture mein Gabbar Aata Tha, vaise Narendra Modi ji ne Gabbar Singh Tax laga diya

12.59 pm: Rahul Gandhi slams PM Narendra Modi for shutting down of Tata Nano factory

12.48 pm: Rahul Gandhi adresses a rally in Banaskantha.

12.29 pm: Request by BJP & Congress for conducting PM Modi & Rahul Gandhi’s road show tomorrow, turned down by Police due to security, law & order reasons & to avoid public inconvenience : Anup Kumar Singh, Police Commissioner

12.14 pm: Narendra Modi will address rallies in Patan, Nadiad and Ahmedabad today

12.00 pm: Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Tharad, Viramgam, Savli and Gandhinagar on the Navsarjan Yatra today.

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