Puducherry Assembly election 2021: Narendra Modi to address rally ahead of 6 April polls
The BJP is seeking election from nine of 30 seats while AINRC, which heads the NDA in the union territory, is contesting from 16 constituencies
Puducherry: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a poll rally on Tuesday to seek support for the NDA in the union territory for the 6 April Assembly elections.
This is the Prime Minister's second visit to Puducherry to campaign for the NDA candidates after having addressed a poll rally on 25 February after unveiling several centrally sponsored development projects that day.
He will speak at the rally to be held at the AFT Thidal, BJP sources said.
The AINRC, which heads the NDA in the union territory, is contesting from 16 of the total 30 constituencies, while BJP is seeking election from nine seats and the AIADMK from five.
AINRC leader and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy is seeking election from two segments - Thattanchavady and Yanam.
Elections in Puducherry will be held in a single phase on 6 April.
The Congress leader also exhorted all political leaders 'to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances'
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