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    LS Polls 2019 Live: “I don’t want to predict how many seats we (Congress-JDS) will win but we are trying to win all 28 seats in the state. They (BJP) had given false promises and are continuing with the same false promises in this election too,” Karnataka Deputy CM G. Parameshwara in Tumakuru said.

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    LS Polls 2019 Live: “The opposition alliance is an opportunistic alliance. Their only aim is to secure power. On the other hand, we take up issues of the state with Centre as a result of which many Central schemes have been implemented in the state,” TN CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami in Salem said.

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    LS Polls 2019 Live: Election Commission (EC) issues show-cause notice to Union Minister and BJP MP from Jodhpur, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by threatening public officials in his speech in Pokhran on 14 April.

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    LS Polls LIVE: “These people are crossing limits daily, according to them anyone whose name is Modi is a thief, what kind of politics is this? They have labelled a whole community as thieves only to get some applause, just to insult your ‘chowkidar’,” PM Narendra Modi said in Bhatapara, Chhattisgarh.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a roadshow in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Tuesday. While addressing the gathering, PM Modi thanked the people for their support.

Polling in Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur Lok Sabha constituencies will be held in the third phase on April 23. PM Modi is also scheduled to address a rally in Chattisgarh later in the day. He will address two election meetings– the first meeting is in Korba and the other is in village Suma of Bhatapara in Balodabazar district.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi started his campaigning today in Kerala. He addressed a rally in Kollam district and exuded confidence in winning the elections. Rahul is also scheduled to address a public rally at Pathanapuram and Pathanamthitta. On April 17, he will visit both Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram. Rahul will visit the house of Kerala Congress leader KM Mani who died a few days back.  (Catch All Action of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Here)

The Congress President will stay in the state till April 17. It is then that the leaders of the United Democratic Front (UDF) from Kannur, Kozhikode and Kasaragod are scheduled to meet Rahul on Wednesday. The Congress chief will then proceed to Wayanad where he himself is a candidate for the Lok Sabha elections.

Other key leaders scheduled to hold rallies today are :

  • Udhav Thackeray in Bangarnanagr and Goregaon
  • Sharad Pawar in Jalna
  • Tejashwi Yadav in Madhuban, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur and Chhapra
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi in Banka, Bhagalpur, Katihar and Purnea
  • Sushil Modi in Purnea and Katihar
  • Nitish Kumar in Bhagalpur, Madhepura, Madhubani and Supual.

Meanwhile, Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to file his nomination papers from Lucknow today. Union Minister for Sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will also file his nomination from Jaipur Rural Lok Sabha constituency.