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April 28 elections roundup: Campaigning ends in UP; Modi to face 41 candidates in Varanasi

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The Gujarat Chief Minister said that he had been impressed with Khanna when he had lent a helping hand to the Gujarat earthquake victims in 2001. The Gujarat Chief Minister said that he had been impressed with Khanna when he had lent a helping hand to the Gujarat earthquake victims in 2001.

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8.43 pm: BJP candidate for Pauri Lok Sabha seat, B C Khanduri, and his Congress rival in the election, Harak Singh Rawat, were served notices by the Election Commission for alleged violation of the model code of conduct.


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8.11 pm: BSP supremo Mayawati today hit out at the BJP alleging that the saffron party opposed the Mandal Commission recommendations for the uplift and reservations for Dalits.

8.09 pm: Election Commission seeks CD and transcript of Narendra Modi’s attack on Mamata at election meeting in West Bengal.

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7.17 pm: A hectic campaigning for the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat, where polling will be
held in a single phase on April 30, ended today, with BJP aiming for a clean sweep banking on the Modi factor and Congress fighting back to deny it a walk-over.

6.36 pm: Campaigning by political parties came to an end today in Telangana, where 2.82 crore electorate are eligible to exercise their franchise on April 30.

6.27 pm: Over 500 stone-pelters and trouble-mongers have been arrested across Kashmir to ensure peaceful voting in the remaining two phases of Lok Sabha polls in the valley, police said.

6.13 pm: Altogether 90.14 per cent polling was recorded during fresh voting in one polling station in Assam’s Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency today, Election Commission sources said.

6.00 pm: BJP leader Nitin Gadkari challenged Sonia Gandhi to lodge a case against the party if she believes that the information given in the CD and booklet on alleged land deals of Robert Vadra is false.

5.45 pm: After slamming Narendra Modi as “Butcher of Gujarat”, a furious Trinamool Congress demanded a public apology from him for doubting the integrity of Mamata Banerjee over the sale of her paintings and also complained to the Election Commission against him.

5.20 pm: Kashmiri Pandits held a demonstration to express their resentment over not being able to vote in the Ananatnag Lok Sabha constituency as their names did not allegedly figure in the voters list.


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