The election manifesto of Maharashtra BJP, released on Tuesday said the party will ask the NDA government at the Centre to confer India's highest civilian award on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi had recently courted controversy by describing the Indian Army as 'Modiji ki Sena' in different campaign rallies. EC had warned the two leaders and asked them to be more careful.
On a day the CPI released its manifesto for the upcoming polls, party national secretary D Raja speaks to The Indian Express on the party’s promises and on why alliances could not be worked out in some states
Defeating the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls is important for the country's future and the BJD should also understand this and contribute towards strengthening the secular and democratic forces, he said.