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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live Updates: From 2010 to 2014, Madam’s remote control government provided broadband connectivity to 59 villages. In four years from 2014-18, Modi provided broadband connectivity to 1 lakh villages. This hasn’t been done by Modi, this is the strength of one vote, says PM Modi

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live Updates: When madam ran the government with remote control, the girl that wasn’t even born was widowed on govt papers, given pensions. The family that didn’t exist was given ration card; the kid that wasn’t even born was given a scholarship in schools, says PM Modi in Kota, Rajasthan

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live News And Updates: When we came to power, we began investigations and put a check on corruption. Nearly Rs. 90,000 crore of money which earlier went into the pockets of the corrupt have been saved, says PM Modi in Kota, Rajasthan

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live News And Updates: PM Modi addresses mega rally in Kota, Rajasthan.

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live News And Updates: We believe that grand Ram Mandir should be constructed at that place (in Ayodhya) only, says Amit Shah in Indore

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live News And Updates: UP CM Yogi Adityanath addresses a rally in Makrana. The Chief Minsiter said, “Congress has done divisive politics. As a result of that, terrorism was at its peak in the country. Today you can see that the terrorists which were fed Biryani by Congress are now being fed bullets by us.”

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    Assembly Elections 2018 Live News And Updates: PM Modi launches attack on Congress, says Congress wasn’t concerned about tribals during its tenure. “Tribal community used to demand for a separate ministry, minister&budget. They used to demand for development policies. But Congress wasn’t concerned about them. It was only after Vajpayee Ji became PM, that a dedicated Ministry of Tribal Affairs was created,” PM Modi said in Banswara.

Jaipur: Various political parties on Monday campaigned in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and  BJP president Amit Shah addressed different rallies across the state.

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi had paid obeisance at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah following which he then offered prayers at Brahma temple at Pushkar. Later he addressed three rallies at Pokhran, Jalore and Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also campaigned expensively in Rajasthan today. PM Modi addressed rallies in Bhilwara, Dungarpur and Kota; Rajnath Singh in Dholpur and Jaipur district and Yogi Adityanath addressed rallies in Nagaur, Sikar, Churu, Bikaner and Jaisalmer districts. Furthermore, BJP President also addressed a public meeting at Kukshi in Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh, and later, in held a roadshow in Indore.

Notably, single phase voting for the Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018 will happen on December 7, 2018, and counting of votes will take place on December 11, 2018, along with four other states—Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. There are 200 assembly constituencies in Rajasthan. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won 163 seats and the Congress 23 seats in the 14th assembly election held in 2013. Elections in Rajasthan have been a two-party affair—the BJP and Congress.

The voting will happen via electronic voting machines. There are 47479402 electors who will vote at 51796 polling stations across the state. The term of Rajasthan Assembly 2013 expires on January 20, 2019.