Jharkhand: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing rallies in Jharkhand on Saturday, raising the poll pitch for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state. Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in Jamshedpur’s Gopal Maidan and in Ranchi’s Morabadi Maidan today.
Modi is the star campaigner for the Bharatiya Janata Party and the party is banking on Modi wave to woo voters for the upcoming polls. The campaigning is for for the second phase of the five-phase Assembly polls in the state which is scheduled to be held on December 2. Ahead of his visit, Modi took to twitter to tweet about his rallies.
Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the area. Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will make his maiden visit to Assam since winning the Lok Sabha elections.
“Later today, I would embark on my visit to the Northeast. I am eagerly looking forward to being there and interacting with people. Rich natural resources combined with talent of our youth gives our Northeast the potential to play a key role in our development journey,” he tweeted.
India will not develop till the Northeast develops. We are committed to realising the potential of the Northeast and accelerating its progress,” he said in a series of tweets. Prime Minister Modi’s whirlwind tour of the North-East states will see him attend two functions on his arrival in Guwahati on Saturday.
The next day, he will be addressing the All India Conference of DGPs and IGPs and the BJP rally before flying to Imphal to attend the Sangai Festival. On Monday, his final day of the tour, the Prime Minister is scheduled to inaugurate the Hornbill Festival in Kohima before leaving for Agartala to launch a power project in south Tripura.