Rajasthan election Updates: Vasundhara Raje took state from BIMARU to rising Rajasthan, says PM Narednra Modi

Rajasthan election 2018 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed three election rallies in Rajasthan on Tuesday.

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Rajasthan election LIVE Updates: Correcting Congress mistakes was my destiny, PM Modi at Hanumangarh rally

Rajasthan election 2018 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed an election rally in Hanumangarh where he used the Kartarpur corridor to hit out at the Congress and said the party will have to answer why this was not done 70 years ago. He said that Kartarpur went to Pakistan due to lack of vision, sensitivity of then Congress leaders. “Then Congress leaders had no idea about importance of Guru Nanak Dev, therefore Kartarpur in Pakistan today,” he said, adding that credit of Kartarpur corridor goes to your vote, correcting Congress mistakes was my destiny.

Modi said that after he took over as the PM in 2014, he took several key decisions to fight corruption. “Headlines five years ago were about corruption scams, have you seen any news of this kind in the last five years?” he asked the crowd.

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Meanwhile, only two days are left for campaigning for the Assembly polls in the state where polling will be held on Deember 7. From Hanumangarh, Modi will travel to Sikar and then Jaipur. Before addressing a rally at Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar Stadium, Modi will address a joint gathering of 13  Assembly segments of Jaipur district. The BJP has claimed that around 3 lakh people will attend the Prime Minister’s Tuesday meeting in Jaipur.

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18:26 (IST)04 Dec 2018
‘I work for country and party with equal responsibility’

PM Narendra Modi said that he works for the country and party with equal responsibility. The prime minister said that he works for the party being a primary member of the organisation, and at the same, time works for the country as people of the country are his high command. Modi further said that BJP’s victory in Rajasthan is a done deal. “Pehle jhooth failaya jata tha, lekin ab, vo (Congress) bhi maan chuke hain ki Bharatiya Janata Party ki sarkaar banana tay hai,” Modi said.

18:12 (IST)04 Dec 2018
‘Congress ki kaunsi vidhva ke account mein paisa gya’: Modi

PM  Narendra Modi said that Congress ran a government which created accounts for those daughters who were never born, but they existed on papers, later these daughters were shown as widows and money was deposited into their accounts. “Ye Congress ki kaunsi vidhwa thi jiske account mein paisa jarha tha,” Modi said. 

18:05 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Vasundhara Raje took state from BIMARU to rising Rajasthan: PM Narednra Modi

PM Narednra Modi said that Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje did the task of taking the state to a “rising Rajasthan” from a BIMARU state.
“I want to congratulate Vasundhara Ji,” Modi said. “Namdaar pareshan q hu? Congress pareshaan q hai? Iska kaaran yah hai ki yeh Congress jo muft ka kha rahi thi, uski ek-ek dukaan band hoti jarhi hai,” Modi said.

17:59 (IST)04 Dec 2018
PM Narendra Modi has started his address in Jaipur, Rajasthan

The prime minister has started his address in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He said that Congress has spread the propaganda “that BJP will lose and Congress will win”. Modi said that people should vote on the basis of work the party did in the past 5 years.

15:44 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Modi attacks Congress over Surgical Strikes

PM Narendra Modi attacked Congress over surgical strikes claiming that “those who gave birth to Pakistan wanted proof of Surgical Strikes”.

15:40 (IST)04 Dec 2018
‘They called Army chief a sadak chap gunda’

While speaking about surgical strikes, PM Nanrendra Modi said that one of the senior leaders of the Congress party, whose mother has been a chief ministerm, has once called out Army chief a “sadak chaap gunda”. Can you ever called your country’s army chief a “sadak chaap gunda”. Now, Namdaar has made him a member of Akhil Bhartiya Congress’ national unit.

15:29 (IST)04 Dec 2018
PM Modi targets Ashok Gehlot

PM Narendra Modi targeted ex state chief minister Ashok Gehlot. Modi said that once a scribe asked Gehlot who will be the chief minister of Rajasthan, latter replied, “Can you ever ask kaun banega crorepati.” “This shows Congress’ mentality,” Modi added, “Mukhyamantri crorepati banne ke liye bante ho kya?”

15:23 (IST)04 Dec 2018
‘How can you oppose Bharat Ma Ki Jai?’

PM Narendra Modi said how Rahul Gandhi can oppose chanting Bharat Mata Ki Jai when he is the president of the Congress party. Modi further claimed that a video had gone viral where Congress leaders were seen saying “Bharat Mata ki Nahi, Sonia Gandhi ki jai bulwao.”

“Naamdaar ye apka charitra hai, hamare liye to Bharat maa hi sabkuch hai,” Modi said.  

15:14 (IST)04 Dec 2018
You are disrespecting mother India: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Congress is trying to insult mother Inida. “Congress ke naamdaar kaan khol ke sun lo, aapki bachkana harkate, aapki harkate 125 saal ki Congress ke liye kalank ban rahi hain,” Modi said. 

15:12 (IST)04 Dec 2018
PM Narendra Modi starts his rally in Rajasthan’s Seeker

PM Narendra Modi has started his rally in Rajasthan’s Seeker. The prime minister asked his audience to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ 10 times before starting his address. He then target Rahul Gandhi, saying ‘Namdaar has asked him not to chant Bharat Ma ki Jai before his rallies’.  “Aap hote kaun ho bharat mata ki jai bolne ka adhikaar chinne waale,” Modi said. 

14:38 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Watch video: PM Narendra Modi slams Congress over Kartarput Corridor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday slammed Congress over delay in Kartarpur Corridor opening. The Bharatiya Janata Party twitter handle also shared the video of the same. Watch the video below:

13:25 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rahul questions Modi’s 2 crore jobs promise

Rahul said that Narendra Modi promised jobs to 2 crore youths every day. If employment was given, why did 4 men commit suicide in Alwar?

13:21 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: At Alwar, Rahul attaks Modi over Rafale deal

Addressing an election rally in Alwar, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi never mentions Rafale deal in any of his speeches because he is afraid that if he speaks on this then people will shout ‘chowkidar chor hai’. “Modi says ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ in every speech, but he works for Anil Ambani.”

12:44 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election 2018: Congress responsible for pain of farmers, says PM

In Hanumangarh, Modi said that his government wants to make farmers ‘energy givers’ and asked them to install solar panels, use drip irrigation and other modern methods of farming. Hitting out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, he said, “The naamdar does not know the difference between red and green chillies. If you tell him that farmers are getting high prices for red chilli as compared to green chilli, he will say farmers should grown red chillies.” He added that Congress party was responsible for the pain of farmers.

12:03 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: Kartarpur went to Pakistan due to lack of Congress vision, says PM

In Hanumangarh, PM Modi said that Kartarpur went to Pakistan due to lack of vision, sensitivity of then Congress leaders. ‘Then Congress leaders had no idea about importance of Guru Nanak Dev, therefore Kartarpur in Pakistan today.’

11:26 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election 2018: Raje to address 5 rallies on Tuesday
10:54 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: Modi’s first election rally in Jaipur after 5 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Jaipur on Tuesday after five years, according to a report in DNA. Modi will arrive at the jaipur airport in the evening and then proceed to the rally venue, Vidhyadhar Nagar Stadium, via road. He will address a joint rally of 13 Assembly constituencies of Jaipur district. Modi had last visited Jaipur in July where he had addressed the beneficiaries of government schemes of both Centre and state. Modi had lat addressed an election rally on September 13, 2013. He was then serving as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

10:30 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election 2018: Modi questions Rahul over Hindutva claim

At an election rally in Jodhpur on Monday, PM Modi asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi why his government had called Ram a myth in Supreme Court and now trying to brand himself as a Hindutva leader. 

10:20 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: What BJP manifesto promises?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised that 50 lakh jobs will be created in the private sector and 1.5 lakh government jobs will be created every year in the state. It has also promised up to Rs 5,000 per month unemployment allowance to eligible youths above the age of 21 years. 

10:02 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election 2018 LIVE Updates: Watch what Union Minister has to say
09:59 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election 2018 LIVE Updates: PM Modi to hold rally in Jaipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has undertaken a whirlwind tour to Rajasthan where polling for assembly elections will be held on December 7. PM Modi will address a public rally at 4.50 pm today in the state capital Jaipur

09:50 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Ashok Gehlot to contest from Sardarpura, Sachin Pilot from Tonk

The Congress has fielded former CM Ashok Gehlot from his traditional Sardarpura seat while state unit chief Sachin Pilot will contest from Tonk. Although the chief ministerial face of the party has not been announced, Gehlot and Pilot are considered to be the front-runners. Pilot, a former MP from Dausa and Ajmer, will contest the assembly polls for the first time.

09:42 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: People have no hope from Congress, says PM
09:24 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: Modi to address rally in Sikar at 2:45 pm

From Hanumangarh, the Prime Minister will trael to Sikar where he will seek vote in support of BJP candidates. The rally will be held at 2:45 pm. 

09:16 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: PM Modi to address rally in Hanumangarh at 11 am

Before flying to Jaipur to address a mega rally, the Prime Minister will address an election rally in Hanumangarh at 11 am.

08:51 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan election: Amit Shah attacks Congress over lack of leadership

BJP president Amit Shah has attacked the Congress on its lack of leadership in Rajasthan. At an election rally at Chittorgarh, he asked why Congress was not revealing the name of its captain in the state. “Every day I question Rahul Baba as to who is the captain of their team but he remains silent,” Shah said as he counted all the developments made by the BJP and mocked the Congress for questioning the BJP’s development model.

08:26 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan won’t vote on my knowledge of Hinduism, Modi in Jodhpur

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jodhour where he said that people of Rajasthan will vote on the issue of development, not on his knowledge of Hinduism. His remark comes days after Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused him of not understanding the fundamentals of Hinduism. “Is Rajasthan going to vote on the issue whether Modi has the knowledge of Hinduism or not? Or will it vote on issues of road, electricity and water?” he asked. “Not even rishis and munis claimed that they had the entire knowledge of Hinduism. It is so vast that one can’t grasp it in several lifetimes. I never claimed that I have that entire knowledge. Only ‘naamdar’ can make that claim,” Modi said as he dubbed Rahul a self-proclaimed “thekedar of Hinduism”.

08:11 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Rajasthan Assembly election: Polling on December 7

Rajasthan will go to polls in a single phase on December 7. Results will be declared on December 11. Out of 200 seats, 34 are reserved for Scheduled Caste and 25 for Scheduled Tribe. The tenure of the current Assembly expires on January 20, 2019. In 2013, the BJP had won 163 seats (45.17% vote share) and Congress got just 21 seats (33.07% vote share). The BSP had won 3 seats.

07:57 (IST)04 Dec 2018
Opinion poll predicts rout for BJP, majority for Congress

The is unlikely to retain power in Rajasthan, according to an opinion poll conducted by India TV-CNX. It said that the Congress will get 115 seats in the 200 members House whereas the BJP is likely to bag 75 seats. Also, a whopping 32% people want to see Congress’ state unit president Sachin Pilot as the next CM of Rajasthan, the survey said. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

07:46 (IST)04 Dec 2018
3 lakh people to attend Modi’s Jaipur rally

BJP’s state election in-charge Prakash Javadekar and Jaipur Rural MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are monitoring the preparations of Modi’s rally in Jaipur. Sanjay Jain, president of BJP’s Jaipur city unit, said that the BJP has decided to bring in 25 to 30 thousand people from each assembly constituency.

Rajasthan Assembly election 2018
BJP’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is facing probably the toughest political battle so far as Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7 in a single phase. According to opinion polls, the Congress under the leadership of Sachin Pilot is likely to unseat the BJP. The outcome of the polls will surely have an impact on the general elections slated to be held in early 2019. In Rajasthan, a total of 4,74,79,402 (2,47,60,755 men and 2,27,18,647 women) voters are eligible to exercise their franchise rights to elect a new leader in 200 assembly constituencies. In 2013 polls, the BJP had won 163 seats while Congress managed to secure only 21 seats. The BSP of Mayawati had won 3 seats.

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First published on: 04-12-2018 at 07:28 IST