Congress Reveals Candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections

The Congress party recently unveiled a fresh list of candidates for both the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Notably, former IAS officer K. Raju, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi, has been nominated for the Nellore Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh. Additionally, the party announced 12 candidates for the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh.

PM Modi’s Roadshow in Chennai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a grand roadshow in Chennai, showcasing support for BJP candidates contesting from South Chennai, Central Chennai, and North Chennai Lok Sabha constituencies. Accompanied by BJP State president K. Annamalai and other party members, PM Modi’s roadshow garnered enthusiastic participation from supporters who lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the Prime Minister.

Highlights from PM Modi’s Roadshow

During the roadshow, PM Modi stood atop a decorated car, waving at his supporters while holding a small cutout of the BJP’s symbol, the Lotus. The event witnessed a display of fervent support as eager supporters showered flower petals on PM Modi and chanted slogans in his honor.

Seat-Sharing Formula by Opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi

The Maha Vikas Aghadi, comprising the Shiv Sena (UBT), Congress, and NCP, announced its seat-sharing formula for the Lok Sabha polls. The Shiv Sena secured 21 seats, followed by the Congress with 17 seats and the NCP with 10 seats. Notably, the Congress relinquished claims on contentious seats like Sangli and Bhiwandi, paving the way for the Sena and NCP to contest.

PM Modi’s Allegations Against Congress

Prime Minister Modi accused the Congress of obstructing the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and disrespecting Lord Ram by declining an invitation to the ‘pran pratistha’ ceremony. He also criticized the Congress for its alleged appeasement politics, emphasizing the party’s inability to break free from such practices.

Former Union Minister Birender Singh Joins Congress

Former Union Minister Birender Singh, along with his ex-MLA wife Prem Lata, switched allegiance from the BJP to the Congress. This move comes amidst ongoing political shifts and alliances in the lead-up to the Lok Sabha elections.

AAP’s Door-to-Door Campaign in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) initiated a door-to-door campaign in Delhi’s Shahdara constituency under the banner of “Jail ka Jawab Vote se” campaign. This campaign aims to garner support for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is currently in Tihar jail, and AAP candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections.

Supreme Court to Hear Pleas for VVPAT Verification

The Supreme Court is set to hear pleas for cross-verification of votes cast with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) on April 16. This development underscores ongoing debates surrounding electoral transparency and the integrity of voting processes.

PM Modi’s Scheduled Rallies in Rajasthan

Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to address public meetings in Karauli-Dholpur and Barmer in Rajasthan on April 11 and 12, respectively. These rallies aim to bolster support for BJP candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan.

Ajay Chautala’s Remarks on Potential Reunion with INLD

Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) chief Ajay Chautala expressed openness to rejoining the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) if initiated by INLD chief OP Chautala. However, INLD senior leader Abhay Chautala dismissed the possibility, asserting that there is no room for “traitors” in the party.

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