Narendra Modi is leaving for Singapore around 10 PM tonight and will land there at 6 AM local time on Wednesday to deliver a keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Festival.
Senior deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said the voter turnout in phase-1 seats was about 70% so far while it was 75.06% in 2013.
On a day when 18 seats in the state went to polls in first phase, BJP’s top campaigners, Modi and party president Amit Shah, campaigned in second phase constituencies.
Bilaspur is among the 72 seats that will see polling in Phase-2 on November 20 while 18 seats in Bastar and Rajnandangaon will poll in Phase-1 on Monday.
‘One cannot say when Mayawati turns unhappy. Who is she happy with? She does her own politics. All parties should join in a grand alliance'
"The idea is to limit Chouhan to his constituency and put up a spirited fight as Yadav is also an OBC like Chouhan,” a senior Congress functionary told ET.
Yadav was the Congress state president till few months ago and is a former MP from Khandwa.
The Maharashtra govt has completed 2.56 lakh houses out of its target of 4.5 lakh houses and not claimed money from the Centre since the second half of 2017-18.
Gandhi will hold five rallies over two days on November 9 and 10 and stay the night in Chief Minister Raman Singh’s constituency of Rajnandangaon, holding a rally as well as a road show there on Friday evening.
Rampant unemployment and poor infrastructure, despite it being a big religious centre, is giving Congress some hopes.
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