GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the state today in the latter part of the day. He will attend a public rally as a part of BJP's campaign at Karimganj in Assam. The rally is scheduled to be held from 3 PM.
The PM will rally in Batgram that falls under the Karimganj North assembly constituency. Karimganj North is a tehsil located in the Karimganj district of Assam. It is one of the five assembly constituencies included within the Karimganj district and one of the eight constituencies included under the Karimganj parliamentary constituency.
Earlier, in the day he will be visiting West Bengal's Purulia. The PM took to his social media handle asserting his party's agenda of good governance in the country. He tweeted, "Glad to be getting the opportunity to be among my sisters and brothers of West Bengal tomorrow, 18th March. I would be addressing a rally in Purulia. Across West Bengal, there is a desire for change. BJP's agenda of good governance is striking a chord among the people."
In another tweet, the Prime Minister wrote, "Will be in Assam tomorrow, 18th March. Looking forward to being among the people of this great state during the rally in Karimganj. Assam has witnessed positive changes across various sectors over the last 5 years. NDA seeks people's blessings to continue the development agenda."
As Assam is going to the polls on March 27, political parties are turning no stone unturned to woo voters in the state. While BJP is campaigning to retain its power in Assam, in alliance with Assam Gana Parishad AGP and UPPL.
The party leaders along with the cabinet ministers and chief ministers from different states have been campaigning in this part of the country in every nook and corner.
The Congress has formed a 'Mahajoot' along with AIUDF, BPF, AIUDF, Assam Gana Morcha and other left parties. Meanwhile, this election will also witness the emergence of two new regional parties- Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad. The elections will be a three-cornered battle.
The Assam Assembly elections will be held in three phases starting from March 27 for 126 constituencies. A total of 2,32,44,454 electors will cast their votes in the 15th Legislative Assembly.
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