Gujarat elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi to addresses four rallies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again visiting his home state Gujarat on Sunday, three days after he addressed four campaign meetings for the BJP in the poll-bound state.

By Ankita Bhandari | Last Updated: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 09:50
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GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is back in Gujarat for Assembly election campaign with his two-day tour of the state.

Gujarat is going to polls in two phases later this month. The votes will be cast on December 9 and 14. Bharuch is among the 89 Gujarat Assembly constituencies going to polls on December 9.

Ahead of the Gujarat elections, PM Modi is expected to address over 31 meetings and rallies in the state. 

Out of them, he will address seven rallies on Sunday and Monday. 

Here are the latest updates: 

3 December 2017, 20:49 PM

In every indicator be it health, education, agriculture the progress of Gujarat under BJP has been better than under previous Congress governments in the state, said, PM Modi 

3 December 2017, 20:48 PM

India's rise in the world stage has rattled many. They are going out of the way to discredit the rankings. Yes that is fine but will they also discredit the people of UP who have rejected them comprehensively: PM Modi 

3 December 2017, 20:48 PM

Be it corruption, casteism, communalism or nepotism, it is the Congress which is associated with these evils. The youth are not ready to accept the Congress: PM Modi said in Rajkot. 

3 December 2017, 20:47 PM

PM Modi addresses an election rally in Rajkot, Gujarat.

3 December 2017, 18:02 PM

VVPAT machines will be used along with EVMs in all 50,264 voting booths of 182 constituencies in Gujarat, says AK Joti, Chief Election Commissioner of India.

3 December 2017, 18:01 PM

About 9.61 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 1.71 crore in cash and gold and jewellery worth over Rs 8 crore have been seized by the Election Commission-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in poll-bound Gujarat till now.

3 December 2017, 18:00 PM

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of crime against women in Gujarat and raised concerns over their safety, even as he accused him of merely making promises.

3 December 2017, 15:40 PM

In an apparent reference to the Patidar agitation, PM Modi says, "The biggest disservice to Gujarat by the Congress was to divide communities, adding that Congress ensured that people who were earlier friends are divided.

3 December 2017, 15:36 PM

My Gods are 125 crore Indians. I am serving them, says PM Modi in Surendranagar.

3 December 2017, 15:31 PM

Water scarcity in Surendranagar is now history. The BJP has got the Narmada waters here and helped farmers, the BJP leader says.

3 December 2017, 15:31 PM

It was the Congress which made the nation a prison. Earlier, media had to ask Indira Gandhi ji before publishing something. So, what the youngster Shehzad is saying is not unusual it is the Congress culture, the PM further says.

3 December 2017, 15:29 PM

Taking the opportunity to hit out at the Congress over the upcoming party's presidential election, the star BJP campaigner says, A youngster Shehzad has exposed the rigging that is taking place in the Congress president poll. And Shehzad is a senior Congress leader in Maharashtra. Congress has tried to muzzle his voice and wants to even remove him from their social media groups.

Continuing his tirade against the Congress, PM says, "Those who have no internal democracy can't work for people. I want to tell this youngster Shehzad- you have done a brave thing but this is sadly what has always happened in the Congress."

Congress leader and Maharashtra Congress Secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Wednesday questioned the process to elect party president, calling it "rigged" and said vice president Rahul Gandhi must first resign from his post.

Poonawalla said he would also contest the election if it was conducted in a "genuine" manner. On Tuesday, he has also wrote a letter to Rahul Gandhi in this regard.

3 December 2017, 15:26 PM

A few days back in Navsari, I had said there are three polls whose results are certain - the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, Gujarat Assembly elections, where I said BJP will win and the third one, Congress president election where one family will win, says PM Modi.

3 December 2017, 15:05 PM

PM Narendra Modi begins rally in Gujarat's Surendranagar

3 December 2017, 13:42 PM

Through your vote, I request you to support the development journey of our nation: PM Modi at the rally in Bharuch

3 December 2017, 13:41 PM

Do you remember the poor law and order situation in Bharuch when Congress was in power? Curfews and violence was common here. BJP changed this, not only in Bharuch but all over Gujarat: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:41 PM

My problem with Congress politics is simple. They oppose us just for the sake of opposing. They oppose things like bullet train only because they could not take this initiative forward and are envious someone else is: PM

3 December 2017, 13:39 PM

Congress strategy is to divide people- divide people on lines of caste, community, urban-rural...all this just for power: Modi

3 December 2017, 13:39 PM

Bharuch and Kutch are districts with significant Muslim populations. And, if you see the districts which developed rapidly under the BJP tenure in Gujarat, the names of these two districts figure prominently: PM Modi


3 December 2017, 13:39 PM

When there were floods in Banaskantha, Congress leaders were in Bengaluru to save a 'topmost' leader from losing a Rajya Sabha poll. But what did that leader do for Bharuch? He was unable to work for Narmada, neither did he think about ro-ro ferry: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:38 PM

There used to be curfews during Congress regime in Gujarat, but there's peace and harmony under BJP government: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:38 PM

They had a golden time, but have they done anything for Bharuch? Have they build a bridge over Narmada or established any industry here, questions PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:37 PM

In Bharuch, Rajiv Gandhi said he was its son, Indira claimed she was the daughter-in-law of the district. I ask where and how: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:37 PM

Congress has been progressing, while people have been fighting among themselves: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:37 PM

People's mandate to BJP and the party's progress is pricking the Congress party: PM Modi

3 December 2017, 13:35 PM

Hailing massive victory of BJP in Congress bastion Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi attacks the emergence of Rahul Gandhi's leadership, says: 

"Congress is known for making people of different caste, community fight among themselves"

3 December 2017, 13:35 PM

PM Narendra Modi begins speech, says BJP storm has hit Kutch, Saurashtra and Gujarat, there is no chance for Congress

3 December 2017, 13:34 PM

PM Modi greets people, BJP leaders in Bharuch respons with cheers of 'Modi Modi'

3 December 2017, 11:17 AM

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani campaigns in Surat

3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

As per reports, BJP is taking Rajkot rally as a prestige issue and wants to make it a huge success. It can also be because the Saurashtra region has been opposing the BJP more than any other region of Gujarat and from where the Patidar agitations have had immense support and success


3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

On Monday, the Prime Minister will be holding public meetings at Dharampur in Valsad district and later at Bhavnagar. From there he will visit other Saurashtra places, Junagadh and Jamnagar


3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

The BJP wants to make this meeting a grand event and is planning a huge rally comprising more than one lakh people. As per the report, the administration and police have geared up for the event


3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

For his two-day sojourn, the BJP has organized seven public gatherings named as ‘Vikas Rallies’, to stress on the ruling BJP’s development plank

3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

PM Modi will be visiting the capital of Saurashtra, Rajkot, before his visit to Ahmedabad where he will inaugurate a hospital at the Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratisthanam (SGVP)

3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

Today, Modi will be addressing three public meetings, at Bharuch in the morning, and later at Surendranagar

3 December 2017, 08:36 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to campaign for the upcoming assembly polls in Gujarat today

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