Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah visit the city of Gorakhpur for his road show along with BJP MLA Yogi Adityanath.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah visit the city of Gorakhpur for his road show along with BJP MLA Yogi Adityanath. Campaigning has began ahead of the Phase 6 polling of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. The voting for the sixth phase is all set to take place on March 4, when a total of 49 constituencies across 7 districts will go to polls. The fight continues between Samajwadi Party-Congress, BJP and BSP leaders for the most crucial election. With the passing days, the fight is getting tougher and no one wants to back down.
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March 2 Updates-
4:40 PM: Following Amit Shah’s road show in Gorakhpur the 6th phase of polling will take place on March 4 and then the final 7th phase of polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will take place on March 8
4: 00 PM: Earlier today, local administration removed flags and campaign posters of BJP in Gorakhpur
3: 30 PM: Enthusiastic mob supports Amit Shah ‘विजय शंखनाद रोड शो, चप्पा चप्पा भाजपा। अपार जनसमर्थन के लिए जनता का हृदय से अभिनंदन।’
3:10 PM: Earlier BJP secretary Shrikant Sharma tweeted- ‘गोरखपुर के रोड शो में @BJP4India के राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष श्री @AmitShah के स्वागत में उमड़ा विशाल जन-सैलाब @BJP4UP #Vote4BJP’
— Shrikant Sharma (@ptshrikant) March 2, 2017
3:00 PM: A large number of people gathered at BJP’s national party president AmitShah’s road show in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
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2:30 PM: “Ab parivartan laaenge,UP mein kamal khilaenge” song plays as the rally starts
A huge crowd gathers to welcome the senior BJP leader.
While BJP president Amit Shah is holding a roadshow in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address rallies in Ballia and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to address two rallies in Maharajganj and one in Pindra. In the latest developments BJP has written to the to EC demanding deployment of women Police officials at booths in VI & VII phase of polling to check voter ID of burqa-clad women. In letter to EC, BJP says that large number of burqa-clad women cast their votes, hence proper checking of IDs is imp to avoid bogus voting.