Campaign fever grips T
Campaign Fever Grips Telangana, The election campaign in Telangana reached a crescendo Saturday with the national leaders of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party criss-crossing the region.
Hyderabad: The election campaign in Telangana reached a crescendo Saturday with the national leaders of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party criss-crossing the region while leaders of regional parties addressing meetings at various places. In Seemandhra to the pace of campaign has picked up.
On his first campaigning tour to Telangana, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday addressed a rally at Bhongir in Nalgonda district while BJP's senior leader Sushma Swaraj campaigned in Warangal district. She was also scheduled to visit Nalgonda, Medak and Hyderabad later. With just two days to go for the campaigning to end, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Digvijaya Singh and Jairam Ramesh are busy campaigning for the party candidates.
While Azad held a road show in Medak district, Digvijaya Singh, who is incharge of party affairs in Telangana addressed a meeting in Adilabad district along with party's Telangana unit chief Ponnala Lakshmaiah and former deputy chief minister Damodar Rajanarasimha. Ramesh, who is campaigning in the region for last few days, covered four constituencies Saturday.
Popular Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan addressed election meetings in support of BJP-Telugu Desam Party combine in Karimnagar and Warangal districts. Elections to 119 assembly and 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana are scheduled to be held on April 30. In Seemandhra, the BJP-TDP combine will be organising public meetings with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at six places across the residuary State of Andhra Pradesh on April 30 and May 1.
As per the schedule, Modi will address a public meeting at Tirupati on April 30. After taking part in the meeting, the BJP's poll mascot will make a night halt at Tirumala. The next day morning, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate will have darshan of Lord Venkateswara. After that, he will proceed to Srikalahasti to offer prayers in the famous Srikalahastheeswara temple.
Later, Modi will leave for Madanapalle and address a public meeting there.On the same day, he will address public meetings in Visakhapatnam, Bhimavaram, Guntur and Nellore. In all public meetings, Modi will share the dais with TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Jana Sena Party founder and film actor Pawan Kalyan is also expected to take part in the meetings.