With the Election Commission announcing the date for Lok Sabha election 2019, political parties have pushed the preparation button. While major parties – BJP, Congress – are busy in picking up the right candidates, smaller ones – Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Trinamool Congress, AIADMK, DMK, Rashtriyta Janata Dal – are exploring opportunities to play the role of ‘kingmaker’ when the votes are counted on May 23. From big election rallies to small public gatherings and social media campaigns, parties are doing it all to lure the voters.
Voting for Lok Sabha polls will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The first phase will be held on April 11, second on April 18, third on April 23 and fourth on April 29, fifth on May 6, sixth on May 12 and seventh phase on May 19. Stay with FinancialExpress.com as we bring to you all the latest developments on in the build up to Lok Sabha poll 2019
The BJP Jharkhand unit on Friday authorised state president Laxman Gilua, Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Organisational secretary Dharampal Singh to look into names of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls before sending it to party’s central election committee
The meeting discussed on probable candidates for the 13 constituencies before authorizing Gilua, Das and Singh to look into the names before sending them to the partys central election committee.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party has forged an alliance with the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls with an aim to provide a strong and progressive government at the Centre.
The BJP and the Sena have reached a pre-poll alliance for the next month’s Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, where they will contest 25 and 23 seats, respectively.
Source: Financial Express