Up to date: Oct 19, 2019 23:10 IST
New Delhi[India], Oct 19 (ANI): The marketing campaign for meeting polls in Haryana and Maharashtra ended on Saturday with political leaders criss-crossing the 2 states to woo voters and enhance ballot prospects of their events.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Dwelling Minister and BJP Chief Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi have been amongst nationwide leaders who campaigned within the two states. NCP chief Sharad Pawar campaigned extensively in Maharashtra.
A complete of 1169 candidates are within the fray in Haryana and voters will forged their poll at 19578 polling stations. In Maharashtra, 3237 candidates are within the fray. The state has 96661 polling stations.
Voting within the two states shall be held on October 21 and the outcomes shall be introduced on October 24.
The elections are important as it’s the first meeting polls after Modi led the BJP-led NDA to a powerful victory within the Lok Sabha elections earlier this yr for a successive second time period in workplace. It is usually the primary meeting polls after the BJP-led authorities’s resolution to repeal Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
On the final day, Modi addressed a rally at Rewari and Sirsa in Haryana.
Union Dwelling Minister and BJP president Amit Shah held rallies in Maharashtra. State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis held highway present in Nagpur whereas NCP chief Sharad Pawar addressed an election rally in Satara.
BJP is in energy by itself in Haryana and in alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra.
The BJP leaders focused Congress on its previous file in workplace and vociferously raised the problems of repeal of Article 370 and the efforts to spice up nationwide safety.
The Congress and different opposition events raised points akin to “unemployment”, “decelerate in financial system” and ” farm misery”.
BJP is contesting 150 seats in 288-member Maharashtra Meeting whereas its ally Shiv Sena has fielded candidates in 124 candidates. The remaining seats have been left for smaller allies.
Congress is contesting the polls in alliance with Nationalist Congress Celebration in Maharashtra.
The elections to 90-member Haryana meeting will witness multi-cornered contest on a number of seats. The events within the fray embody BJP, Congress, Indian Nationwide Lok Dal (INLD) and Jannayak Janta Celebration (JJP). (ANI)