Election Rallies in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry Live: Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah today held a massive roadshow in West Bengal on the last day of campaigning for Phase-2 polls. Addressing people on the occasion, Amit Shah said that people want parivaratan in Bengal and this will start from Nandigram with defeat of Mamata Banerjee. On the other hand, TMC supremo Mamata Baneree also took out a padyatra in Nandigram where she has been camping for the last three days. She urged people to throw out the BJP from the state. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Kerala and Tamil Nadu today. In Kerala, the PM compared the LDF government to Judas who betrayed Christ for a few pieces of silver. PM Modi said that the LDF has betrayed Kerala for a few pieces of gold. BJP national president JP Nadda today campaigned in Assam. He promised to increase the assistance amount given to pregnant woman to Rs 18000 from Rs 12000 at present. Today is the last day for campaigning in Assam and West Bengal for the phase 2 election to be held on April 1. Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal also campaigned in Ratabari, North Karimganj and Dholai. He will also campaign in Silchar, Sonai and Udharbond. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was scheduled to campaign in Assam today, could not reach there due to bad weather. However, he released a video message urging people to voter for the Mahajot alliance.
On the other hand, DMK chief MK Stalin and AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswamy are campaigning across the state to woo the voters. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan also held public rallies in different parts of the state. Yesterday, targeting his rival MK Stalin on the subject of faith, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said AIADMK members were true believers and lashed out at the DMK leader for certain past controversial acts, including him allegedly ‘wiping off’ kumkum from his forehead. On the other hand, DMK President M K Stalin promised that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will not be allowed in Tamil Nadu if his party was voted to power in the April 6 Assembly elections and slammed the ruling AIADMK for ‘supporting’ the BJP in Parliament on the issue.