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“Will Install Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s Grand Statue,” Says PM

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live Updates: 'Will Install Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's Grand Statue,' Says PM

PM Modi will also address rallies in UP.

Just days before the last phase of election campaign, opposition parties, including Congress, have stepped up attack on the ruling BJP. The Congress today accused the Election Commission of bias a day after cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, 

Targeting the election body and PM over his rally in Bengal this evening, Congress’s Randeep Surjewala said: “The order was aimed “solely at giving a free pass to the PM’s rallies,” said Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, questioning whether the MCC (Model Code of Conduct) had become “Modi Code of Misconduct”.”

PM Modi is scheduled to hold two rallies in West Bengal this evening. He will be addressing the crowd in Dum Dum and Mathurapur. He will also be in UP today.  

Here are the live updates of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

May 16, 2019
11:52 (IST)

PM Modi Promises To Build Grand Statue Of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Trinamool Congress “goons” vandalised Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in Kolkata, he has promised to build a grand statue at the same spot. Read here.

May 16, 2019
11:34 (IST)

Mayawati Did Not Slam Mamata Didi: PM Modi
After Mayawati’s attack, PM Modi today in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau said: “I had thought the way Mamata didi is targeting UP and Bihar, and people from Purvanchal, calling them outsiders for her politics, Behen Mayawati will surely slam Mamata didi, but this did not happen.”
May 16, 2019
11:23 (IST)

A day after the Election Commission cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, opposition parties closed ranks behind Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and accused the election body of submitting to the ruling party. Mayawati, coming out in strong support of Mamata Banerjee, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and other BJP leaders of “planned targeting” of the Bengal Chief Minister in a “disgusting” and dangerous manner. “This doesn’t suit the Prime Minister of the country,” the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader said.  Read here

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