Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018: With opinion polls predicting a tough time for the BJP in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to address around a dozen election meetings in the state ahead of the December 7, Rajasthan assembly elections 2018.
According to party officials, Modi will begin campaigning on November 25 from Alwar district. Alwar has 11 Assembly constituencies. The BJP has axed seven out of the nine sitting MLAs including minister Hem Singh Bhadana in the district. From Rajasthan assembly elections 2018 party is seeking a second consecutive term. Modi starting his election campaign from Alwar is seen as an effort to give a big boost to the party’s prospects in the region or Rajasthan assembly elections 2018.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address three election rallies in Banswara, Bhilwara and Kota on November 26. While two days later he will address election rallies in Nagaur and Bharatpur. Modi will held his next election rally in the state on December 3 in Jodhpur. Former Congress Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has filed his nomination for the Sardarpura Assembly constituency in the district. On December 4, the Prime Minister will address rallies in Sikar, Hanumangarh and Jaipur. He may address a few more meetings in the state where the party is said to be facing a strong anti-incumbency mood.
The BJP lost the by-poll in Mundawar, one of the nine seats, which was held after the death of its MLA Dharmpal Chaudhary. The saffron party had also lost badly in the by-poll to the Ajmer Lok Sabha constituency which held earlier this year.
As you know, Polls for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly will be held on December 7 and the results will be declared on December 11. Results for four other state assembly elections will also be held on the same day. These states are Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.