Lok Sabha Election 2019 News: Shatrughan Sinha has confirmed that he is joining the Indian National Congress. Sinha said that he will join the grand old party soon and positive news is expected during the Navratri.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Lok Sabha campaign from Meerut by addressing a mega rally. In his speech, PM Modi launhed a scathing attack on the opposition for questioning the defence forces. He said that his government had shown the courage to conduct a surgical strike in all spheres — land, sky and space. PM Modi said that the contest is between a decisive government and an indecisive past, adding that on the one side there is a strong ‘chowkidar’, on the other, a line of tainted people.
Earlier on Wednesday, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that she would contest the Lok Sabha election if her party decides to field her. Speaking to reporters in Amethi, a seat represented by her brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, she said that no decision has been taken yet in this regard. Priyanka also added that Rahul will be the Prime Minister if Congress comes to power.
“I have not decided yet. If my party asks me to contest, I will definitely contest. My wish is to work for the party,” she told reporters.
A total of 91 parliamentary seats spread across 20 states will go to polls in the first phase on April 11.