Elections 2019: BJP Names Sunny Deol as Gurdaspur Candidate
Polling has concluded in 117 constituencies across India, in the third phase of elections, on Tuesday, 23 April. The seven-phase voting will end on 19 May, and the results will be announced on 23 May.
Catch all the updates on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections here.
Cong Alleges BJP MP Rajesh Chudasama of Possessing Illegal Cash, Liquor
The Congress on Tuesday approached the Election Commission, asking it to take action against sitting BJP MP and Junagadh Lok Sabha candidate Rajesh Chudasama, alleging that huge amounts of cash and several liquor bottles were found with his secretary.
In a written complaint, the Congress' legal cell chairperson Yogesh Ravani demanded that Election Commission disqualify Chudasama.
Those Who Seek Proof of Balakot Air Strike, Should Be Tied to Missiles: Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadvanis attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi who sought proof of the Balakot air strike. “Only Pakistan and Congress party’s Rahul Gandhi were asking for proof of Balakot air strike. If we had known about it, then one of your leader could have been attached with a missile which was fired on Pakistan,” he said.
Cong Is in Confusion, Not Us: Amit Shah on Cong Candidate From Varanasi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi on 26 April and participate in a roadshow on 25 April, BJP President Amit Shah said.
Talking about Priyanka Gandhi who is speculated to contest from Varanasi, Shah said, “There is democracy in the country, anyone can contest. Congress is in confusion, not us. Our candidate has been declared, Narendra Modi will contest election from here (Varanasi).”
BJP Felicitates Youth Who Praised Modi for Surgical Strikes
The BJP felicitated Amit Mali, the youth who praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the surgical strikes during Congress’ Digvijaya Singh’s rally.
Mali had raised eyebrows and left Singh embarrassed after he went up on stage and praised Modi during the Congress leader’s rally in Bhopal’s Berasia.
Mamata, Chandrababu Naidu Likely to Campaign for AAP
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu are likely to campaign for the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi next month, according to sources.