Lok Sabha Election News : Clashes break out at BJP president Amit Shah`s roadshow in Kolkata
| Tuesday | 14th May, 2019
The BJP, the Congress and the SP-BSP gathbandhan, all are scheduled to hold rallies in Eastern Uttar Pradesh`s Purvanchal region this week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing election rallies in Uttar Pradesh`s Ballia, Bihar`s Buxar and Sasaram along with Chandigarh today.
With Lok Sabha polls coming to an end with the last phase of voting on May 19, all parties are making their last ditch efforts to woo voters. As campaigning enters into the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha election 2019, the seats will be witnessing a relay of rallies. The BJP, the Congress and the SP-BSP gathbandhan, all are scheduled to hold rallies in Eastern Uttar Pradesh`s Purvanchal region this week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing election rallies in Uttar Pradesh`s Ballia, Bihar`s Buxar and Sasaram along with Chandigarh today. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati will be holding a joint-rally in Salempur. While Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be campaigning in Madhya Pradesh`s Neemuch, Khandwa and Tarana today, BJP chief Amit Shah will be holding a roadshow in North Kolkata. Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party is protesting after Amit Shah`s rally in West Bengal`s Jadhavpur was cancelled yesterday. The BJP also claimed that the Mamata Banerjee government denied permission to its leaders- Yogi Adityanath and Smriti Irani - to hold rallies in the state. Stay tuned to IndiaToday.in for all the live news updates.
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"Has Bengal acquired a Government of Gangsters? The attack on Amit Shah’s peaceful rally by the TMC is deplorable. Is a free and fair poll possible in Bengal? All eyes are now on the Election Commission," Arun Jaitley tweeted.
"Keep it up Amit Bhai. Only Modi Ji and you can do in Bengal what others failed to realise. Victory is now at an arm’s length distance," added Jaitley.
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WATCH | BJP President Amit Shah`s roadshow in Kolkata
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