Goa Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, Uddhav Thackeray to hold rallies on Monday

Panaji: With campaigning reaching fever pitch in Goa, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah and Uddhav Thackeray will address public meetings on Monday in the poll-bound state.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a public meeting in Mapusa at 4 pm. He had earlier addressed a rally in Fatorda, near Margao, on 17 December.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Reuters

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Reuters

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has confirmed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka will not be visiting the state for the election campaign.

The party (Congress) is contesting on 37 seats, while it is supporting three candidates in different constituencies.

BJP which has been at the forefront of organising public rallies will sum up its series with two such meetings of President Amit Shah in north Goa tomorrow.

Shah had addressed a public meeting on 26 January.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is in the state and has also addressed a couple of meetings in south Goa.

Shiv Sena which is contesting the election in alliance with rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar led Goa Suraksha Manch and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) will have its president Uddhav Thackeray addressing a meeting at Saligao in North Goa.

Sena is contesting on four seats including the one in Saligao.


Updated Date: Jan 29, 2017 16:38 PM

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