Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address three consecutive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vijay Sankalp Sammelan rallies in Gujarat today, ahead of the state’s Assembly elections next month.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will conduct four public meetings in the Gujarat districts of Dwarka, Somnath, Junagadh, and Kutchh on Monday, ahead of the state assembly elections next month.
Shah will address the first gathering in the Khambhaliya Assembly constituency in Dwarka district at 11 a.m. Then, at 1 p.m., he will address another gathering in Somnath at Kodinar.
The Home Minister will also speak at two more gatherings, at 3 and 4 p.m. in the Mangrol Assembly constituency in Junagadh and the Bhuj Assembly constituency in Kutchh, respectively.
Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and the BJP’s star campaigner in the Gujarat elections, will also address a public meeting in the Mahemdavad assembly constituency.
The party has already released a list of prominent campaigners for the Gujarat elections.
Gujarat, where the governing party has been in power for almost 27 years, will seek a seventh term.
From 2001 to 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Gujarat’s longest-serving chief minister.
The state has historically been a BJP stronghold, and the party has set its sights on returning to power with a sizable majority this time around.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has nominated Isudan Gadhvi as its chief ministerial candidate, will mount a strong election challenge.
The Congress Party also intends to use the election to overthrow the BJP administration.