In a recent development, the AAP office in Delhi has reportedly been sealed off from all sides, according to Atishi, a prominent figure within the party. This comes amidst the ongoing Lok Sabha Election 2024. Meanwhile, in Gujarat, two BJP candidates have announced their decision to withdraw from the elections after facing protests against their candidacies.

BJP Nominates Candidates Amidst Internal Turmoil

The ruling BJP has announced its candidates for various constituencies amidst internal turmoil. Ranjan Bhatt has been nominated for the third time from Vadodara, sparking dissatisfaction among local cadres. Jyoti Pandya, a former mayor of Vadodara, was suspended by the party after expressing discontent over Bhatt’s repeated nomination. Similarly, in Sabarkantha, discontent has arisen over the selection of a candidate, questioning their caste credentials.

Political Leaders React to Farming Issues

Addressing a farmers’ rally in Maharashtra, Sharad Pawar of the NCP criticized the government, stating that farmers’ incomes have not doubled as promised. Pawar’s daughter, Supriya Sule, is set to contest from Baramati. Meanwhile, the Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi has pledged support to Shahu Maharaj Chhatrapati in Kolhapur, emphasizing their commitment to the Phule-Shahu-Ambedkar ideology.

Controversies Surrounding BJP Candidates

Union Minister Nisith Pramanik, nominated by the BJP in Cooch Behar, faces scrutiny with 14 pending criminal cases against him. Pramanik denies any wrongdoing, claiming the cases are politically motivated. Meanwhile, Amar Prasad Reddy has been appointed as the Tamil Nadu BJP’s campaign in-charge, expressing confidence in securing important seats in the upcoming elections.

Appeals and Manifesto Preparations

The Syro-Malabar Archbishop urges voters to support parties that protect minorities and uphold the Constitution. In Maharashtra, the NCP forms a manifesto committee for the upcoming elections, with Dilip Walse Patil appointed as its chairman. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari emphasizes his commitment to serving the people, pledging to work towards positive change.

Congress Strategies and Opposition Alliances

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh compares the party to a well-established company, expressing confidence in its comeback. Meanwhile, AAP leaders express concern over the sealing of their Delhi office during the election period. Shatrughan Sinha of the TMC emphasizes the growing momentum of the INDIA bloc and the potential for a Congress comeback.

Election Dynamics in Various States

In Bihar, Lalu Prasad may field his daughters in the elections, signaling a continuation of family involvement in politics. In West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress predicts a significant victory over the BJP. The BJP announces support for regional partners in northeastern states, aiming to strengthen alliances in key constituencies.

Electoral Preparations and Campaigning

As election preparations intensify, the Election Commission appoints new District Magistrates in West Bengal, aiming to ensure fair and transparent elections. Parties across the political spectrum gear up for rigorous campaigning, with candidates making appeals and outlining their agendas to voters.

Contestations and Speculations

In Uttar Pradesh, Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar Azad files nomination papers from Nagina, setting the stage for a competitive election. Amidst speculation and controversies, parties navigate internal conflicts and strategic alliances to secure electoral victories.



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