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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: PM Modi to kick off campaigning for Phase VI with two rallies in West Bengal; one in Jharkhand

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Intensifying its hunt to retain power at Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will begin its campaign trail for Phase-VI due for May 12. PM Modi on his first day of Mission Phase VI will address two rallies in Mamata Banerjee‘s Bastion West Bengal and a rally in Jharkhand.

As per schedule, PM Modi will address a rally in West Bengal’s Tamluk at 10.35 am. While later in the day, He will be seeking votes for the party in Jhargram district of the state. While he is also slated to address a rally in Jharkhand’s Chaibasa at 2:15 pm.

In Tamluk Parliamentary seat, PM Modi will seek votes for BJP nominee Siddharth Naskar who is pitched against sitting TMC MP Dibyendu Adhikari. While Congress and left have named Dr Lakshman Chandra Seth and Ibrahim Ali respectively.

While in Jhargram Lok Sabha constituency, PM Modi will galvanize support for BJP Candidate Kunar Hembram who is facing resistance from TMC nominee Birbaha Soren, Joggeshwar Hembram of Congress. While CPI(M) has named Deblina Hembram.

TMC had in 2014 won the seat with over 3 lakh votes.

In Jharkhand’s Chaibasa that fall under Singhbhum Lok Sabha Seat, BJP has named its sitting MP Laxman Giluva who will be taking on Congress Gita Koda.

While early in the state, he will also visit the Cyclone-hit Odisha to review the situation in the state. ‘Will be in Odisha tomorrow morning, where I will review the situation due to Cyclone Fani and hold meetings with top officials. The Centre is committed to provide all possible assistance in relief and rehabilitation measures underway’, PM Modi tweeted on Sunday.

READ: Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Amit Shah’s rallies in Jharkhand cancelled due to cyclone ‘Fani’

General Elections 2019 is being held across seven phases starting April 11 to May 19. Voting in 51 seats under Phase-V is currently underway. Counting of the votes will be held on May 23. Voting of the remaining 118 constituencies will be held in two phases slated on May 12 and May 19.

Polling in West Bengal’s 42 Lok Sabha Seat is being spread on all seven phases. 17 Lok Sabha seats of the state will go to polls in remaining two phases. While voting in 7 seats under phase-V is underway.

While in Jharkhand, polling in 14 seats of the state is spread on four phases. 7 seats of the state will go to polls in remaining two phases. While voting in 4 seats under phase V is currently underway.

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