Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Some people disheartened by India’s success, says Modi in Assam

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Updated: March 30, 2019 9:10:51 pm

Lok Sabha Election LIVE: Attacking the Congress, PM Modi said the grand old party is "synonymous with corruption" and has the habit to take people of the country for a ride.

Lok Sabha elections 2019, PM Modi Arunachal rally, Modi rally, Modi Assam rallyLok Sabha elections 2019: PM Modi attacks opposition at Arunachal rally, says they are disheartened by India’s growth (Photo/ANI)

Lok Sabha Election LIVE Updates: Addressing election rallies in Arunachal Prades and Assam on Saturday as part of his campaign trail for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly attacked the Congress for questioning India’s recent action against terror.

Attacking the Congress, Modi said the grand old party is “synonymous with corruption” and has the habit to take people of the country for a ride. “Whenever the country makes achievements, don’t you feel happy? Everyone, irrespective of their social and financial status, regales at India’s success stories. There are, however, some who feel disheartened by India’s growth and success,” the PM said addressing a rally in Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh

On the other hand, BJP president Amit Shah filed his nomination from Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Speaking at the ‘Vijay Sankalp Sabha’ ahead of filing his nomination Amit Shah said he will carry forward the good work and legacy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani, both of whom have represented the city in Lok Sabha previously. Speaking from a stage which had top leaders of NDA partners such as Ram Vilas Paswan, Uddhav Thackeray and Parkash Singh Badal, Amit Shah urged people of Gujarat to help the BJP win all seats in the state. Amit Shah went on to add that only PM Modi can provide national security.

As campaigning for the first phase of upcoming Lok Sabha elections picks pace, parties are leaving no stones unturned to woo the voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. Counting of votes will be done on May 23.

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    21:10 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Congress urges PM Modi to stop "misusing" the country's armed forces for political gains

    The Congress on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop "misusing" the country's armed forces for political gains.

    According to news agency PTI, senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was running away from "real issues" in the campaign for the April-May parliamentary election.

    "Since 1947, India has achieved several milestones and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only PM who thinks the country's achievements are his individual achievement," he said.

    19:20 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Assam and the rest of the Northeast were suffering from infiltration due to the policies of the Congress government in the 1970s: PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that Assam and the rest of the Northeast were suffering from infiltration due to the policies of the Congress government in the 1970s.Addressing a BJP rally in Gohpur, his second in the state on Saturday, Modi said the youth should ask the elderly to find out how the Congress betrayed Assam time and again.

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    17:37 (IST)30 Mar 2019
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    16:00 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    PM Modi asks people of Arunachal Pradesh to vote for a 'chowkidar' (watchman)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the people of Arunachal Pradesh to vote for a 'chowkidar' (watchman) who would provide security to the country even as he attacked Opposition parties, claiming they were 'disheartened' by India's growth and success.Kicking off his campaign here for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Arunachal Pradesh, the prime minister said the state is a 'shield for the country with the people zealously guarding the border as sentinels'.Targeting the Congress, he said the grand old party is 'synonymous with corruption' and has the habit of taking people of this country for a ride'.

    15:23 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Only a 'chaiwaala' can understand the pain of 'chaiwallas': Modi in Assam

    PM Modi in Dibrugarh, Assam: "They hate chowkidar, they've problem with chaiwallas too. I used to think it's only one chaiwalla on their target. But when I visited all corners of the country, I realised be it WB or Assam, they don't even like to look at someone associated with tea. What else is the reason for tea farmers to face problems for 7 decades? They did not even get basic facilities. Only a 'chaiwaala' can understand the pain of 'chaiwallas'," news agency ANI quoted Modi as saying.

    14:48 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Uttar Pradesh: SBSP-BJP alliance in trouble?

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    14:03 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah files nomination

    Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani present as Amit Shah files nomination from Gandhinagar seat.

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    14:01 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah files nomination

    BJP president Amit Shah has filed nomination for Lok Sabha election 2019 from Gandhinagar seat which was won by LK Advani in 2014.

    13:44 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Dumdar govt or daagdar govt - choice is yours: Modi in Assam

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    13:37 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    PM Modi comes down hard on Congress

    The whole world supported India over action against terror, but they were raising questions over it. When the whole world was applauding India's recent success in space technology, Congress was in tears: PM Modi

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    13:31 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Your trust in me is the driving force behind Assam's development: Modi

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    13:29 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    PM Modi addressing rally in Moran, Assam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing an election rally in Assam's  Moran. Your chowkidar is working for your vikas, says PM

    12:50 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah holds roadshow in Gandhinagar

    BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Gandhinagar underway ahead of his filing of nomination.

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    12:16 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Few people feel disheartened by India's success stories: Modi

    Whenever country makes achievement, don't you feel happy? But there are people who feel disheartened by India's success stories: Modi at Arunachal rally

    12:08 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Our govt honoured your hopes: PM Modi in Arunachal

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    12:00 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Opposition mocked jawans, scientists: PM Modi in Arunachal

    You all have seen how these people (Opposition) reacted when brave jawans killed terrorists inside their territory. They were mocking our scientists when they achieved a commendable feat: PM Modi

    12:00 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Opposition mocked jawans, scientists: PM Modi in Arunachal

    You all have seen how these people (Opposition) reacted when brave jawans killed terrorists inside their territory. They were mocking our scientists when they achieved a commendable feat: PM Modi

    11:37 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    PM Modi addressing election rally in Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh

    Arunachal Pradesh has been lucky for the BJP. It is this state from where the lotus started blooming in the northeast, says PM Modi.

    11:25 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Only Modi can safeguard country: Amit Shah in Gandhinagar

    I started my career as a booth worker and worked hard to become the president of BJP.  I promise you all that I will try to carry forward the legacy and good work of Advaniji.  I request you all to help BJP win all seats in Gujarat as only PM Modi can safeguard country, says Amit Shah in Gandhinagar.

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    11:20 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    We had differences, but never back stabbed: Uddhav Thackeray

    My father taught me to do everything from heart, issues that we raised were of the people, we (BJP-Shiv Sena) had differences but we settled them. We never stabbed the from back and never will, says Uddhav Thackeray at 'Vijay Sankalp Sabha' ahead of Amit Shah's filing of nomination.

    11:14 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Rajnath Singh addressing rally in Gandhinagar

    Amit Shah is fitting heir to respected Advaniji. I am here to support Amit Shah.  India has become the fastest growing economy under PM Modi. It is the Opposition which is politicising the aerial strikes conducted by the IAF on terror camp in Pakistan. If Indira Gandhi can get credit for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn't PM Narendra Modi get credit for Balakot strike: Rajnath Singh

    10:43 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah in Gandhinagar

    Parkash Singh Badal is addressing the crowd. "Amit Shah's entire life is a lighthouse for us," the former Punjab CM says.

    10:34 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    NDA's show of strength at Amit Shah nomination

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal and leaders from alliance partner parties like Ram Vilas Paswan, Uddhav Thackeray, Parkash Singh Badal share stage in Gandhinagar ahead of Amit Shah's nomination.

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    10:15 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah arrives in Gandhinagar

    BJP president Amit Shah has arrived in Gandhinagar from where he will file his nomination for Lok Sabha election 2019. Amit Shah garlanded a statue of Sardar Patel in Ahmedabad before starting his roadshow.  Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani also accompanying the BJP chief.

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    09:57 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    All's not well within Bengal BJP unit

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    09:50 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    Amit Shah to file nomination from Gandhinagar

    BJP president Amit Shah will be filing his nomination from Gandhinagar, Gujarat today . Shah is also scheduled to hold a roadshow in the city. Gandhinagar was represented by BJP stalwart LK Advani in the outgoing Lok Sabha.

    09:47 (IST)30 Mar 2019
    PM Modi to address rallies in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam

    On the third day of his campaigning for the first phase of Lok Sabha election to be held on April 11, PM Narendra Modi will be addressing three rallies in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. PM Modi will be speaking in Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh; Moran and Gohpur in Assam. 

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    Addressing election rallies in Arunachal Prades and Assam on Saturday as part of his campaign trail for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly attacked the Congress for questioning India's recent action against terror.
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