Election 2021 Live Updates: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be campaigning in Kerala today.
In West Bengal, voting for the first phase will take place on March 27.
Election 2021 Live Updates: BJP president JP Nadda today released its Sankalp Patra/manifesto for Assam Elections. Launching the 10 Sankalps, the party said that its 10 Sankalps are for an Aatmanirbhar Assam and to fulfil the pledge of Sabhyata, Suraksha, Vikas. JP Nadda said that the party will bring in corrected NRC. He also said that Orunodoi payments, which are now Rs 830/month will be increased to Rs 3,000/month. As many as 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month under Orunodoi Scheme, he said. Meanwhile, addressing a rally from Silchar, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath hit out at Congress for not doing any development for Assam in the last few decades.
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah today addressed a rally from Gosaba. He claimed that Mamata Banerjee government failed to deliver on the promises. Shah urged people to vote for the BJP. He said that the saffron party will work to provide clean drinking water through taps to every household in the state. Shah will also be campaigning for party candidates in Medinipur. While 30 assembly constituencies including Purulia, Purba Medinipur (Part 1), Paschim Medinipur (Part 1), Bankura and Jhargram will go to polls in phase-I, Gosaba, an SC-reserved constituency will go to polls in Phase-2. BJP has fielded Chitta (Barun) Pramanik from Gosaba while Shamit Dash will contest from Medinipur. While Phase-I election will take place on March 27, voting for the second phase will be held on April 1. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi is in Kerala for campaigning. Rahul Gandhi yesterday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the fuel price hike and its economic policies, accusing it of taking money from the pockets of people instead of putting it in their hand, as launched his second leg of campaign for the April 6 assembly elections in Kerala.
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In Puducherry, as many as 324 candidates are left in the fray for the April 6 Assembly poll in Puducherry. Fifty-eight candidates out of 382 candidates, whose nominations were found to be in order at the end of scrutiny of nominations on March 20, withdrew their nominations yesterday. Meanwhile, the BJP yesterday released their election manifest for Tamil Nadu.The party assured strict laws against religious conversions through force or allurement and an anti-cow slaughter legislation, in addition to a ban on smuggling of cows to other states. As many as 50 lakh new job opportunities, financial assistance of Rs 6,000 a year to fishermen just like farmers, commitment to ushering in prohibition of alcohol, a separate budget for agriculture, free tablets for school students (classes eight and nine) were among the assurances given by the BJP in its manifesto for the April 6 polls.