Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address public rallies in Goa next week to campaign for their respective parties ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Also Read - With 500 ICU Bed Facility, Delhi's Iconic Ram Leela Maidan Turns Into COVID Care Centre
Modi will address a public meeting in Goa on April 12, BJP state president Vinay Tendulkar told PTI on Monday. Also Read - PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme Reaches 7.03 Lakh Farmers In Bengal, Mamata Accuses Centre Of Dilly-Dallying Funds
“The venue of the public meeting is yet to be finalised, but it would be in North Goa Lok Sabha constituency,” he said. Also Read - Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain Dies, PM Modi Expresses Grief
Besides, Aam Aadmi Party chief Kejriwal will address a rally in South Goa constituency on April 13, AAP’s state convener Elvis Gomes said.
The election for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa and by-polls in three Assembly seats – Mandrem, Shiroda and Mapusa – will be held on April 23.
The BJP has fielded its sitting MPs – Shripad Naik from North Goa and Narendra Sawaikar from South Goa. Both the candidates have already filed their nominations.
The AAP has named Gomes as its South Goa candidate and Pradeep Padgaonkar from North Goa.