Tripura Assembly election 2018: Amit Shah to campaign in state in December

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah will campaign for the BJP, which aspires to capture power in Tripura in the Assembly elections scheduled for February 2018.

PTI October 18, 2017 07:19:43 IST
Tripura Assembly election 2018: Amit Shah to campaign in state in December

Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah will campaign for the party, which aspires to capture power in Tripura in the Assembly elections scheduled for February 2018.

Tripura BJP vice-president, Subal Bhowmick said Shah will arriving here by 15 December and Modi will visit the state after declaration of the poll schedule.

The PM will campaign for BJP in two phases but the schedule has not been finalised yet, he said.

Tripura Assembly election 2018 Amit Shah to campaign in state in December

File image of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. Reuters

The decision to go for extensive campaign was taken in the state core committee meeting attended by the party's national general secretary, Ram Madhav, central observer Sunil Deodhar and state party president Biplab Deb on Monday.

BJP will start its poll campaign in the state from 1 November with rallies and pada yatras in the constituency and state levels, he said.

Bhowmick said in the 2013 assembly election in the state around 49,000 fake names of voters were included in the final electoral rolls and BJP has conveyed its concern over it to the chief electoral officer Sriram Tarunikanta. "We are careful this time to ensure error-free electoral rolls."

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