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Election LIVE: Will contest against Narendra Modi if people of Varanasi want, confirms Kejriwal

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The suspense over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal contesting against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi could end today. Kejriwal questioned BJP on why the party is fielding corrupt politicians like Sriramalu and Yedyurappa when it claims to be against corruption.

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# Unfazed by Arvind Kejriwal’s announcement to seek people’s mandate to take on Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, the BJP on Sunday said the Aam Aadmi Party leader stands no chance against their prime ministerial nominee.

# Congress on Sunday came out with a list of candidates for all 32 seats for the Sikkim Assembly elections to be held on April 12 during the Lok Sabha polls.

Read more: Congress announces candidates for Sikkim Assembly elections

# AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal in his Bangalore rally on Sunday finally announced that he is ready to field against Narendra Modi if people of Varanasi wanted him to.

FULL STORY: Will contest against Narendra Modi if people of Varanasi want, says Kejriwal

# Kejriwal also thrashed out at party’s counterpart BJP for giving tickets to the corrupt politicians in Karnataka and other states.

# He questioned BJP on fielding corrupt politicians like Sriramalu and Yedyurappa whereas the party claims to be against corruption.

# While addressing supporters in Bangalore, Kejriwal claimed he has visited many places all over India and have found no one happy with the their government.

# “After resigning from Chief Minister’s post, I visited Haryana, UP, Karnataka and Odisha and got to know that people are not happy with their government and need change,” he said.

# “People of Karnataka are unhappy with both BJP and Congress and want to eradicate them,” Kejriwal added.

# The suspense over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal contesting against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi could end today as the AAP convenor is expected to make the announcement during his Bangalore rally.

# The Mumbai North West Lok Sabha constituency is set to witness an interesting four-cornered battle between sitting Congress MP  Gurudas Kamat, Shiv Sena leader Gajanan Kirtikar, AAP’s Mayank Gandhi and movie director Mahesh Manjrekar from MNS.

FULL STORY: DIRECTOR MAHESH MANJERKAR TO CONTEST ON MNS SEAT

Grateful to the Party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi!: Modi tweeted. (PTI Photo) Grateful to the Party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi!: Modi tweeted. (PTI Photo)

# After announcement of his seat from Varanasi, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi warmed up for the UP campaign as he expressed his gratitude towards the continued…

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