Prime Minister Modi also accused the Congres party of misleading people of Assa, by saying that Bangla language will replace the Assamese and that the people of the state will become a minority.
Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Phase 3 Voting Highlights: Among the key candidates are former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi, Urban Development Minister C P Singh and Education Minister Neera Yadav.
Roy, a former state minister, contested against Chief Minister and incumbent Jamshedpur East MLA Raghubar Das as an Independent candidate after he was denied a ticket by the saffron. He alleges the act was done on the behest of CM Raghubar Das.
Polling was held in 20 constituencies in the second round of the seven-phase elections in Jharkhand. The results for the state polls would be declared on December 23.
According to the police, around 1,000 villagers gheraoed booth number 36 in the village and attempted certain "malpractices" which the RPF resisted leading to a clash.
Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Voting Highlights: One person was killed and another injured in police firing in Baghni village during the ongoing voting process on Saturday.
Jharkhand elections: Raghubar Das, a non-tribal, has been at the helm of the affairs for the last five years, and many policies of the current regime have not gone down well with the tribals.
PM Modi also raised the issue of removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and reflected on how an Adivasi Lt Governor has been entrusted with the task of taking the newly created union territories forward on the path of development
Constituencies that went to polls in the first phase are Chatra, Gumla, Bishunpur, Lohardaga, Manika, Latehar, Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur, Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur.
In Garhwa, farmer Vikas Ganjhu said: “There is no water for irrigation, we have so much land, but the produce is minimal. Roads have been constructed, but that will not feed us. Where are the jobs?”.
Subhash Chopra said the Modi government's demonetisation move was an "injustice", which would be corrected by the Congress by implementing its "Nyay" scheme in Delhi.
West Bengal, Uttarakhand bye-election results 2019: The Karimpur, Kharagpur Sadar and Kaliaganj Assembly seats in West Bengal and Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh seat went to polls on Monday.
PM Narendra Modi in Jharkhand Today Highlights: Assembly elections in Jharkhand are scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 20. Results of the election to 81 seats in the state Legislative Assembly will be declared on December 23.
West Bengal Assembly Bye-Election 2019 Today Live Updates: In Bengal, the bypolls are expected to be a litmus test for the ruling TMC and BJP ahead of 2021 state elections, while in Uttarakhand the saffron party is banking on the sympathy factor as it fielded the wife of former late MLA from Pithoragarh.
In the manifesto, Congress promised farm loan waiver — promising a one-time farm loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh and a stringent anti-lynching law for the state. Only two states in the country— Rajasthan and Manipur presently have laws to check the mob lynching menace.
At one of the rallies, he asked the crowd: “Should the Ram temple be built in Ayodhya or not? Tell me, mothers and sisters. Every person in this country wants a Ram temple. But the Congress stalled the case.” It was met with cheers of “Jai Shri Ram”.
The five-phase polling in Jharkhand begins on November 30 and ends on December 20.
Three-time BJP MLA Saryu Roy tells The Indian Express about his decision to fight against the CM, specific problems of the state and his dissatisfaction with the BJP’s central leadership.
Roy, who was the MLA from Jamshedpur West, was visibly irked after his candidature was not announced until the BJP’s fourth list —- he told the media that he would not beg for a ticket and has thus asked the party leadership to not consider his name.
Though the LJP was keen for an alliance with the BJP, the saffron party was reluctant as its leaders believed that the regional party did not have much to offer electorally in the state.