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Last Day Of Poll Campaign In Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry Today


Elections 2021: Votes will probably be counted for all states on May 2. (Representational)

New Delhi:
Today is the final day of ballot marketing campaign in three states -Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala- and Puducherry, a union territory. As Assam and Bengal vote for third section on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will vote in a single section.

  1. In Kerala, greater than 27 lakh individuals are eligible to vote throughout the state. The ruling Left Democratic Front, the United Democratic Front, of which the Congress is part, and the BJP are the three key contenders which are figthing in all 140 constituencies.

  2. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who was elected as Lok Sabha MP from Kerala’s Wayanad in 2019, will probably be campaigning in the present day within the southern state.

  3. In Assam, BJP chief and state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will resume his marketing campaign after the Election Commission halved the ban on him from 48 to 24 hours. The ban was handed down late Friday night time for threatening to ship BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary, an opposition chief whose social gathering had previously allied along with his, to jail. On Tuesday, voting will probably be held in 40 seats in Assam.

  4. Tamil Nadu too has witnessed a busy marketing campaign over the previous couple of weeks. Voting will probably be held for 234 seats within the state on Tuesday. The AIADMK-BJP mix is eyeing re-election because the DMK-Congress coalition, actor-politician Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam, and TTV Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam give it a tricky struggle.

  5. On Tuesday, voting may also be held in Puducherry for 30 seats two months after the V Narayanasamy-led Congress government slipped into majority in an enormous embarrassment for the social gathering. Mr Narayanasamy accused the opposition BJP and NR Congress of bringing down his authorities and likewise blamed former Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi of “colluding with the opposition”.

  6. Last month, the Madras High Court needed to know if the Puducherry election could possibly be deferred in gentle of allegations the BJP had wrongfully accessed and misused voters’ Aadhaar particulars, together with telephone numbers, for campaigning functions.

  7. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) informed the Madras High Court on Wednesday that no Aadhaar information, extra notably the cellphone numbers of voters in Puducherry, has been furnished to the BJP for campaigning for the April 6 elections.

  8. In Bengal, polling will probably be held on Tuesday for the third section. The state has been witnessing a vitriolic marketing campaign in a closely-fought election between the ruling Trinamool Congress, the BJP and the Congress-Left alliance.

  9. Today, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is in Bengal to marketing campaign for the BJP.

  10. Last week, Mamata Banerjee urged Congress’s Sonia Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and a number of other different prime opposition leaders to unite towards the BJP. The West Bengal Chief Minister was caught at a ballot sales space for 2 hours in Nandigram on Thursday as unprecedented chaos unfolded on the day second section of voting was held.
     

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