Modi started tweeting in the year 2009 when he was among a very few leaders of India on a social media platform. By October 2012, he had over one million followers. At present, his account has over 46 million followers.
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress Candidates List 2019: Congress president Rahul Gandhi may contest from two seats this time, indicating that he could contest from Wayanad, which is considered a party stronghold.
Lok Sabha Election 2019, BJP Candidates List 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek re-election from Varanasi, his parliamentary seat, while BJP chief Amit Shah will contest elections for the first time from Gandhinagar, where LK Advani is the sitting MP.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had good reasons to choose Ganga, Prayagraj and Varanasi to mark her formal political debut. But in the current of UP politics, the ripples her boat ride created are already dying down. MAULSHREE SETH travels along her route to find an electorate tired of its problems and saying she needs to do more — ‘right now, we have just come to see’.
Addressing a press conference, BJP spokesperson Dr Ashok Sinha claimed that Rahul Gandhi violated Election Model Code of Conduct by calling Shah “murder accused” despite the charges being dismissed by the Supreme Court in 2014.