With just one day left for first phase of polling in Chhatisgarh, electioneering has gathered momentum in the Naxal infested state. 18 assembly constituencies will go to poll on Monday. Some of the constituencies are in Buster region will witness triangular contest.
Addressing election rallies in the poll bound states, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that the BJP Government in Chhatisgarh could not take any tangible action even after frontline Congress leaders were killed in a Maoist attack. He alledged that the BJP always claims that it is against all forms of terrorism but its government could not save the precious lives. Rahul Gandhi said, the BJP always claim that it is against all forms of terrorism but its government could not save the lives. Rahul Gandhi said, the BJP government has been claiming that it has triggered development in the state but in fact, it is championing the cause of the corrupt.
Addressing the rallies, BJP leader and leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitely said in Raipur that Congress’ policy on Maoist problem is ambiguous but BJP’s policy is crystal clear as its government in Chhattisgarh has already shown how to fight the Maoist insurgency.
Electioneering is also picking in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram. In Madhya Pradesh, several political big wigs including chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from Vidisha and former union minister Suresh Pachori from Bhojpur have filed their nominations for the assembly elections ended today. Scrutiny of nominations will take place tomorrow. AIR correspondent reports the last date for withdrawal of nomination is 11th of this month.
In Mizoram, scrutiny of nomination will be held tomorrow and votes will be cast on 25th of November.
In Delhi, political parties are busy in finalising their list of candidates. The main contest is between Congress and BJP. The notification for polls will be issued tomorrow and votes will be cast on 4th of December.