March 25 Elections round up: Narendra Modi to face Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi and Madhusudan Mistry in Vadodara
Get all the latest updates on Lok Sabha elections throughout the day:
8.20 pm: Former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan fielded from Nanded Lok Sabha seat.
8.15 pm: Congress names Sri Himmat Patel against BJP’s Paresh Rawal from Ahmedabad East.
8.10 pm: Congress fields party general secretary Madhusudan Mistry against Narendra Modi from Vadodara constituency.
7.52 pm: Manish Tewari not to contest election, Ravneet Bittu is Congress candidate from Ludhiana.
7. 24 pm: Congress LS candidate and Narendra Modi’s opponent in Vadodara, Narendra Ravat withdraws his nomination, asks party to put up a strong candidate against Narendra Modi.
7.15 pm: Journalist-turned-politician M J Akbar appointed BJP’s new spokesperson of the party.
6.15 pm: Arvind Kejriwal challenges Narendra Modi for a debate.
— Aam Aadmi Party (@AamAadmiParty) March 25, 2014
6.10 pm: Ready to accept the challenge to contest against Narendra Modi in Varanasi, says Kejriwal.
6.01 pm: Kejriwal addresses crowd in Varanasi, says if Modi comes to power he will bring Walmart.
5.58 pm: If you vote for Narendra Modi, you will be left without your land, Kejriwal tells farmers.
5.57 pm: Modi took farmers’ lands and sold them to Ambanis and Adanis: Kejriwal.
5.54 pm: Arvind Kejriwal attacks media again, says media has been harping about Modi.
5.52 pm: BJP and Congress never showed black flags to each other, but they are showing it to AAP. Both BJP and Congress are hand in glove: Kejriwal.
5.51 pm: I don’t desire to be an MP. If I wanted to be an MP I would have searched for a safe seat, says Kejriwal in Varanasi.
5.49 pm: Took a dip in river Ganges..it has become very polluted: Kejriwal.
5.48 pm: Kejriwal claims men hired by Narendra Modi threw black ink at him.
5.45 pm: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses a rally in Varanasi. He is expected to announce his candidature against Narendra Modi.
4.50 pm: Aam Aadmi Party releases 11th list of 11 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
After Today’s Varanasi crowd – no longer Har Har Modi – it’s – Dar Dar Modi !!!
— ashutosh (@ashutosh83B) March 25, 2014
4.40 pm: Reports claim that Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi announced unconditional support Congress candidate from Pune Vishwajeet Kadam.
4.30 pm: Delhi Election Commission issues showcause notice to Ramdev for “violation” of model code of continued…