Stage set for electoral battle in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram

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Assembly Elections-2023

Election Commission of India announces poll dates

The Election Commission of India announced the schedule for assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram on 09 October, 2023. However, prior to the announcements of election dates and commencement of Assembly election process, the BJP intensified its election campaign in all these polls bound states. Addressing several massive rallies, Prime Minster Shri Narendra Modi is leading the election campaigns from the front. The BJP National President Shri JP Nadda and other senior leaders are also addressing huge rallies and carrying out road shows. Earlier, PM Shri Modi held as many as eight rallies in six days till October 6, and has launched various projects and public welfare schemes during his visits to these polls bound states.

In the runoff to the assembly elections, PM Shri Modi visited Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh to attend the concluding ceremony of ‘Parivartan Yatras’ of the Bharatiya Janata Party and also addressed the ‘Parivartan Mahasankalp’ rally. The PM also addressed a huge public meeting in Jagdalpur. PM Shri Narendra Modi visited Mahabubnagar in Telangana, where he laid the foundation stone of multiple developmental projects. He also addressed a gigantic public meeting in Nizamabad district on October 3. On October 2, the Prime Minister visited Madhya Pradesh for a day where he addressed two public meetings in Gwalior and Jabalpur. Later, the PM also visited Jodhpur to address a massive public meeting. Likewise, the BJP National President Shri JP Nadda also addressed several rallies and launched roadshows.

PM’s Rally at Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh steeped in corruption, misrule and scam : PM Modi 

Speaking at a massive ‘Parivartan Maha Sankalp Rally’ in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh on September 30, 2023, PM Shri Narendra Modi said, “The visible enthusiasm here is a declaration of a desire for change. The people of Chhattisgarh, troubled by the atrocities of the Congress government, are ready for a transformation. Presently, Chhattisgarh grapples with widespread corruption and ineffective governance. Employment opportunities have been marred by scams, and corruption is prevalent in every government initiative. Therefore, Chhattisgarh is ready to remove the Congress government and bring in the BJP.”

The PM emphasized that the BJP has a history of understanding Chhattisgarh’s potential and aspirations, with Atal Bihari Vajpayee creating the state. He highlighted the establishment of the High Court in Bilaspur and the South East Central Railway headquarters, both significant developments during BJP’s governance. He pledged to spare no effort in fulfilling the dreams of the people of Chhattisgarh.

The PM also talked about the Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma Yojana, a Rs 13,000 crore scheme aimed at benefiting Vishwakarma families. Thousands of individuals from Chhattisgarh are expected to benefit from the scheme, which includes training opportunities, a Rs 15,000 grant for modern equipment purchase, and access to affordable loans in the lakhs to support their work and businesses..

PM dedicates multiple development projects
worth 27,000 crore in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation multiple development projects worth about Rs 27,000 crore in Jagdalpur, Bastar, Chhattisgarh on 3 October. The projects include the dedication of NMDC Steel Ltd’s Steel Plant at Nagarnar in Bastar district worth more than Rs 23,800 crores along with multiple railway and road sector projects. He also flagged off the Taroki – Raipur DEMU Train Service.

Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister remarked that the dream of a Viksit Bharat will come to fruition only when every state, every district and every village of the country becomes developed. He said that the projects of today worth about 27,000 crores have been initiated to accomplish these resolutions and congratulated the people of Chhattisgarh for the development projects. The Prime Minister said for Viksit Bharat Physical, social and digital infrastructure should be as per the needs of the future.