Electioneering gains momentum in poll-bound MP, Mizoram

Electioneering has picked up pace in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, with star campaigners of major parties hitting the campaign trail. Assembly elections in the two states will be held on Wednesday.

In Madhya Pradesh, political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are addressing rallies today.

Addressing a rally in Chhatarpur, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi accused the Congress of ignoring development in Bundelkhand. He said several efforts are being made towards water conservation and ensuring that farmers of Bundelkhand region get water. He said Madhya Pradesh has moved beyond corruption, casteism and nepotism.

Referring to schemes like Mudra Yojna, Ayushman Bharat and digital innovations, the Prime Minister said the government has laid the foundation for development and change. Mr Modi will also address a rally in Mandsaur later today.

On the other hand, Rahul Gandhi accused Mr Modi of being silent on his government’s alleged failure to do anything substantial for farmers and the poor in the past four-and-a-half years. Mr Gandhi will also address rallies in Damoh and Tikamgarh later in the day.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Minister Uma Bharti are also addressing rallies in the State today. Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Sindhia and Kamal Nath and Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav are campaigning. In Mizoram, leaders of all major parties, including Central Ministers, are campaigning across the state to woo voters.

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