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.