PM Modi to campaign in J&K on Tuesday for final phase of Assembly polls
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP candidates in Jammu region on Tuesday addressing two election rallies for the fifth and final phase assembly polls.
Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP candidates in Jammu region on Tuesday addressing two election rallies for the fifth and final phase assembly polls.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for the party in final phase of elections in Jammu and address two rallies tomorrow," BJP spokesman Arun Gupta said.
Modi will address rallies at Sangaid-Mandli of Billawar Assembly segment in Kathua district at around 11 am and M A stadium in Jammu city at around 1.30 pm tomorrow, he said.
In the fifth and final polls, 20 Assembly constituencies in the three districts of Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri will go to polls on December 20.
The results will be declared on December 23.
This would be Modi's fifth visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the poll schedule was announced. He has visited the state four times for campaigning and has addressed seven rallies so far.
A multi-layered security has been set up in Jammu and Billawar ahead of the Prime Minister's rally.
Troops in big numbers have been deployed in and around Udhampur as security measures to prevent any unwanted events. All routes that lead to the venue have been sealed and multiple check points have been set up with heavily armed para-military and police forces, a police officer said.