Prime Minister Narendra Modi to campaign for BJP in Tamil Nadu for upcoming elections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will next month undertake election campaign in Tamil Nadu for the 16 May Assembly elections, BJP state unit President Tamilisai Sounderrajan said on Monday.
Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will next month undertake election campaign in Tamil Nadu for the 16 May Assembly elections, BJP state unit President Tamilisai Sounderrajan said on Monday.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Tamil Nadu next month to undertake election campaign," she told reporters here without divulging any further detail.
Besides, more than 20 other national leaders of the party would also be visiting the state to address election rallies, she added. BJP is contesting the elections alone after its allies in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls including DMDK and PMK charting their own course.
Leading a rainbow alliance, the BJP then managed to win one Lok Sabha seat while PMK another with AIADMK sweeping the rest. Modi had addressed a rally in Coimbatore on 2 February last, billed as BJP's pre-poll campaign, but refrained from talking about the state politics and instead highlighted his government's achievements.
On the socio-political front, the historic step of abrogating Article 370, which came into effect in 1950, and Article 35A, which came into effect in 1954, figures high on the list of achievements
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