Gujarat Election 2022: Felt pain of farmers, youth and tribals after meeting them during Bharat Jodo Yatra, says Rahul Gandhi in Mahuva | The Financial Express

Gujarat Election 2022: Felt pain of farmers, youth and tribals after meeting them during Bharat Jodo Yatra, says Rahul Gandhi in Mahuva

Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address three rallies in poll-bound Gujarat. Elections for the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, where the BJP is in power, will be held in two phases.

Gujarat Election 2022: Felt pain of farmers, youth and tribals after meeting them during Bharat Jodo Yatra, says Rahul Gandhi in Mahuva
Gujarat Poll Live: Rahul Gandhi addressing rally in Surat. (Photo: Congress/Twitter/Screengrab)

Gujarat Election: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed a crowd in Surat on Monday. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering in Gujarat’s Surendranagar on Monday. The PM, who is on the third day of his visit to the state, is scheduled to address two more election campaigns for the upcoming Gujarat elections that are scheduled in December. Elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly will be held in two phases – December 1 and December 5. The results will be declared on December 8, along with the results of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. PM Modi is currently addressing a series of ‘Vijay Sankalp Sammelans’ for the ruling BJP in the poll-bound state since Saturday.

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Opposition Congress is also trying to wrest control from the BJP in the state which has seen the rule of the saffron party for 27 years. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is currently undertaking the Bharat Jodo Yatra since September 7, also addressed rallies in Gujarat. This will be the Wayanad MP’s second visit to Gujarat in two-and-a-half-months and the first to campaign for the state elections. He had last visited the state on September 5, when he addressed a gathering of booth-level party workers in Ahmedabad.

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Live Updates

Gujarat Election 2022 Live: PM Narendra Modi addressed rallies in Surendranagar and Bharuch, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed rally in Surat’s Mahuva.

16:41 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat: BJP resolved issues of tribals, says PM Modi

While past Congress candidates left tribals to fend for themselves in Gujarat, it was BJP, after coming to power, resolved their issues such as education, health, malnutrition and employment among others: PM Modi In Jambusar

16:40 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Modi in Bharuch: Congress leaders make fun of me for wearing tribal attire, says PM

Otherwise, why was there no separate ministry for tribals until Atal Bihari Vajpayee became prime minister? It was Ataljee's government at the Centre which carved out a separate ministry and allocated a budget for their welfare. Even today, Congress leaders make fun of me for wearing tribal attire: PM Modi.

16:39 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Modi in Jambusar: ‘Weren’t tribals part of the 1857 mutiny?’, asks PM Modi

For a very long time, Congress leaders remained unaware of the existence of tribals in India. Weren't they living here since the days of Lord Ram and Lord Krishna?.. Weren't they part of the 1857 mutiny? Tribals did so many things for this country. But, Congress leaders never knew that Adivasis exist: PM Modi in Jambusar in Bharuch district

16:38 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election: Congress leaders oblivious to tribals, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a swipe at Congress in Bharuch district saying its leaders remained oblivious to tribals for a very long time even though tribals have been living in the country since the days of Lord Ram and Lord Krishna.

16:36 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat Election: They want you to live in jungles, says Rahul

“They want you to live in the jungle, but do not stop there. After that, they start taking the jungle from you. If it continues like this, then in another 5-10 years, all the jungles will be in the hands of two-three industrialists, and you will have no place to live, and won't get education, health and jobs,” says Rahul Gandhi in Mahuva. (PTI)

16:36 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat elections: ‘They call you vanavasi’

“They call you 'vanvasi'. They do not say you are the first owners of India, but that you live in the jungle. Do you see the difference? It means they do not want you to live in cities, they do not want that your children become engineers, doctors, learn to fly planes, speak English,” says Rahul. (PTI)

16:35 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election: ‘BJP working to take away rights of tribals’

Rahul Gandhi, in his first election rally in poll-bound Gujarat, while addressing a gathering of tribals at Mahuva in Surat district said they are the first owners of the country and claimed the BJP was working to take away their rights.

14:22 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election 2022: Kharge to campaign on 26-27 Nov

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge will campaign in Gujarat on 26-27 November, reports ANI.

14:22 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat polls: Amit Shah meets Jadeji, wife

Union Home Minister Amit Shah met cricketer Ravindra Jadeja and his wife and BJP candidate from Jamnagar North Rivaba Jadeja at Jamnagar airport.

13:01 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
PM Modi in Surendranagar: Tough job to provide electricity

“I know it is a tough job to deliver 24 hours electricity from house to house in Gujarat, but I have been made to do tough work. I work hard and show it by working,” says PM Modi in Surendranagar

12:32 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Modi in Gujarat: Surendranagar benefitted from Narmada project

“Surendranagar benefitted from Narmada project,” says PM Modi.

12:31 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Pm Modi in Surendranagar: Gujarat people will wipe Congress

PM Modi says, “Gujarat people will wipe the Congress completely”. He adds, “Narmada Dam project is biggest project of state.”

12:25 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat elections: PM Modi addresses rally in Surendranagar

“Grateful to the sisters and brothers of Surendranagar for their immense affection,” says PM Modi in Surendranagar

11:30 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat polls: People are agitated, says Gehlot

“Opposition to BJP Govt this time wasn't there the last time. People are agitated. Entire country saw the mismanagement during COVID, especially in the state which was strong even before independence,” says Gehlot in Surat. (ANI). Rahul Gandhi will be campaigning in Surat district today.

11:28 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election: There will be surprising results, says Gehlot

“There was Morbi incident. We demanded a fair probe by a sitting or retired judge of HC. But it didn't happen. Gujarat HC took suo moto cognisance. People died due to illicit liquor. Govt's politics of gimmicks is not going to work, there will be surprising results,” says Ashok Gehlot. (ANI)

11:25 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election: Kejriwal’s roadshow in Amreli

Arvind Kejriwal will be holding a roadshow in Gujarat's Amreli today.

09:47 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi to address two rallies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address two public rallies at Mahuva in Surat district and in Rajkot city on Monday.

09:46 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat: PM Modi to address three rallies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Gujarat election campaign schedule for the day

-Dhrangadhra in Surendranagar district

-Jambusar in Bharuch district and

-Navsari city

09:44 (IST) 21 Nov 2022
Gujarat election: Catch all live updates here

Welcome to the Financial Express Online live blog. Catch all live updates for the Gujarat Elections 2022 here.

On Sunday, PM Modi held a closed-door meeting in the evening with key leaders of the party, including Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, state BJP president C R Paatil and Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi, at the BJP’s state headquarters ‘Shree Kamalam’ in Gandhinagar. Meanwhile, a group of people shouted slogans yesterday in support of PM Modi during Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s roadshow at Halol in Panchmahals district in the evening. Responding to it, the Aam Aadmi Party national convenor said that the party will one day win the hearts of those raising pro-Modi slogans.

First published on: 21-11-2022 at 09:39 IST