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Lok Sabha Polls: Priyanka Gandhi holds roadshow for party nominee Pankaj Sanghvi in Indore

Congress President General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday held a massive roadshow in Indore Lok Sabha Seats where polls are due for May 19. Accompanied by Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, she started her roadshow from Raj Mohalla of the city.

Almost three km long roadshow passed through the lanes of Jawahar Road, Bombay Baazar and other busy areas of the city before it ended at the Rajwada area. Priyanka Gandhi in the occasion was spotted wearing a maroon saree with a ’tilak’ on her forehead.

Congress workers who gathered during the roadshow shouted slogans likes ‘Chowkidar chor hai’, a slogan which party chief Rahul Gandhi used to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Rafale Deal.

Congress for the mega battle has named Pankaj Sanghvi from Indore Lok Sabha Seat. The BJP in a run-up to the polls has replaced Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan with Shankar Lalwani from Indore Lok Sabha Seat. Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker and Sumitra Mahajan had in 2014 General Elections defeated Congress‘ Satyanarayan Patel with over 4.50 Lakh votes. She has represented the Indore Lok Sabha Seat eight time since 1989.

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Earlier in the Priyanka Gandhi also held a massive rally in Ratlam District of the state. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath also offered prayers at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain on Monday.

General Elections is being held in 7 phases from April 11 and May 19. Voting in 29 seats of Madhya Pradesh is being held across in 4 phases: April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.

Eight Lok Sabha seats of Madhya Pradesh including Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa will go to polls on May 19, the last phase of polling.

In 2014 General elections, amidst heavy Modi wave, BJP swept MP with 27 seats, while Congress managed to bag only 2 seats in the state.


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