High-voltage Rallies in Rajasthan as Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi , Yogi Adityanath come calling
Rajasthan will witness high-voltage campaigning today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi scheduled to address election rallies.
While, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing rallies in Bhilwara, Dungarpur and Kota, Rajnath Singh will be covering Rajakheda, Basedi (both in Dholpur) and Virat Nagar (in Jaipur) Assembly constituencies.
Rahul Gandhi began the tour by paying obeisance at the Ajmer dargah, followed by a visit to Pushkar Sarovar. After that he will leave for Pokhran in Jaisalmer, where he will address a public meeting.
Adityanath will also address a public meeting in Pokhran. Besides this, he will speak at public rallies in Makrana (Nagaur), Fatehpur (Sikar), Ratangarh (Churu) and Dungargarh (Bikaner).
Rajasthan is one of the five states that will go to polls in the ongoing election season. While Chhattisgarh voted in two-phase elections on November 12 and 20. Further while the next two seats to vote will be MP and Mizoram on November 28.
Rajasthan and Telangana will be the last one to vote on December. The results, billed as the semi-final to the big battle for Lok Sabha in 2019, will be declared on December 11.
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