Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a poll rally in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district and hailed the residents of Jammu and Baramulla for coming out in huge numbers and voting in the first phase on April 11. He also took a jibe at Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, alleging that he boycotted to attend the Jallianwala Bagh Centenary event on Saturday in Amritsar with Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu because he was busy in ‘Parivar Bhakti’.
In Kathua, PM Modi addressed the gathering in favour of Dr Jitendra Singh, who is seeking second term from Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha constituency.
In the afternoon, the Prime Minister will head to Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh where he is to address a gathering at 2.30 pm. Later in the evening, PM Modi will hold a public rally at Moradabad around 4.30 pm. Home minister Rajnath Singh will also be addressing a rally in Nagina, Aola, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday, April 14.
Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav will address a rally in Rampur in favour of party candidate Azam Khan at 2.30 pm. His ally and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo will be addressing a public meeting in Janjgir of Chhattisgarh at 12.30 pm.
The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are scheduled in seven phases. The voting for the first phase was held on April 11. The constituencies in the last phase will vote on May 19. The counting of votes will be conducted on May 23.