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2018 Assembly elections LIVE: BJP President Amit Shah to hold rallies in MP

On Sunday, addressing a rally at Waidhan in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, Shah took a swipe at the opposition party for failing to announce the name of its chief ministerial candidate.

2018 Assembly elections LIVE: BJP president Amit Shah will on Monday address three public rallies in Madhya Pradesh as campaigning enters into the last leg ahead of the November 28 Assembly polls. Shah will hold rallies in Narsinghpur, Batul and Devas, the BJP said.

On Sunday, addressing a rally at Waidhan in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, Shah took a swipe at the opposition party for failing to announce the name of its chief ministerial candidate. He also termed the termed the Congress an “ATM” of false promises, which had no leader or ideology.

Meanwhile, a high-voltage campaign for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh assembly elections came to an end on Sunday, as the state prepares to head for polls in the remaining 72 constituencies tomorrow. A total of 1,101 candidates are in the fray in the second phase.

Voting for the 230 assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh and 40 seats in Mizoram will take place on November 28. And Rajasthan and Telangana will go to polls on December 7.

The results for all the five states will be announced on December 11.

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The election campaign is in full swing ahead of state assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram. Follow LIVE updates.

As his party makes an all-out effort to wrest control of Madhya Pradesh from the BJP, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia feels it is “now or never” for the grand old party that has remained out of power in the state for 15 straight years. Read more

Unaccounted cash, illicit liquor and other items worth over Rs 11.85 crore have been seized by officials in Chhattisgarh in the run-up to assembly elections since October 4 when the model code came into force. Read more

The Congress may have not projected a chief ministerial face in Madhya Pradesh, but in Chhindwara, the Lok Sabha bastion of state party president Kamal Nath, the party and its candidates are seeking votes for making him the chief minister. Read more

Ambikapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses  an election rally for the second phase of Chhattisgarh State Assembly elections (PTI Photo)

The last day of campaign in Chattisgarh saw PM Modi attack the opposition Congress, claiming that Sitaram Kesri, “a Dalit”, was removed from his post as Congress President by “locking him in a bathroom” and then “thrown on the footpath” to make way for Sonia Gandhi.

Meanwhile, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) party president Ajit Jogi Saturday “swore an oath” that he would rather “die” than to ally with BJP.

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