J&K polls: Modi rally in Poonch, Udhampur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two election rallies in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the second phase of Assembly elections.
Jammu and Kashmir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two election rallies in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the second phase of Assembly elections.
The rallies will reportedly take place in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu region even as elaborate security arrangements have been made ahead of the Prime Minister's visit in the wake of an encounter wherein three civilians were killed on Thursday.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting all the 87 assembly seats in the state without forging alliances with any political party.
Udhampur and Poonch assembly divisions will go to polls along with Gulabgarh, Reasi, Gool Arnas, Chenani, Ramnagar, Surankote, Mendhar in Jammu region and Karnah, Kupwara, Lolab, Handwara, Langate, Noorabad, Kulgam, Home-Shalibugh and Devsar in Kashmir Valley on December 2.
Earlier on November 22, Prime Minister Modi had campaigned for BJP candidates in the first phase of polls by addressing a rally in Chenab valley's Kishtwar belt. Over 40,000 people came to hear him.
An unprecedented 70 per cent voter turnout was witnessed in the first phase of elections.
17 Oct 2019 7:48 AM GMT