Rajasthan Elections: Who Will Finally Win The Throne in Jaipur?
Rajasthan is scheduled to go to elections on 7 December. The single phase polling will see voting in all 200 seats.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is seeking her second term in the state.
Catch all stories related to Rajasthan elections here.
Punjab Govt Announces Paid Holiday on 7 December
The Punjab government Wednesday, December, announced a paid holiday on 7 December for people eligible to cast votes in the Rajasthan Assembly elections.
According to an official spokesperson, the decision was taken to enable employees working in shops and commercial establishments situated in Punjab to participate in the polls.
Campaigning For polls Conclude, Voting on 7 December
Campaigning for the upcoming Rajasthan polls concluded for all parties around 5pm on Wednesday, 5 December. The voting for the same will take place on Friday, 7 December.
'Fake Gandhi Family Erased Existence of Khadhi': Modi
Addressing a rally at Rajasthan’s Dausa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at the Gandhi family, saying that while Mahatma Gandhi had encouraged “self-independence” by producing Khadi, the “fake Gandhi family” had erased the very existence of Khadi from the country, ANI reported.
The Khadi jacket, is now known as the ‘Modi jacket’, something that the Congress has great aversion to, he said.
Earlier, Modi had greeted the people in Dausar, by playing the traditional Rajasthani drum.
Amit Shah Holds Roadshow in Ajmer
BJP Chief Amit Shah held a roadshow from Kesarganj to Naya Bazar in Ajmer on Wednesday, 5 December, which marked the final day of campaigning for the upcoming Rajasthan polls.
Will Form Govt in Rajasthan, With Vasundhara Raje as CM: Amit Shah
Addressing a rally in Jaipur, BJP President Amit Shah said that he was confident that the BJP would form the new government in the state, with its candidate, Vasundhara Raje as Chief Minister, ANI reported.
“People in the state have rejected caste and dynasty politics of Congress,” he said.
Speaking on the arrest of Christian Michel, the alleged Augusta Scam middleman, Shah asked: “...what is wrong if we nabbed the middleman? Does the opposition want to save him?” Shah’s jibe comes in light of the reports that several Congress leaders were allegedly named in the scam.