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BJP announces roadmap for UP polls

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Sounding the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) poll bugle for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the saffron party would be holding eight rallies in the next two months beginning with Mahoba on October 24.

The will kick-start its poll campaign with Yatras, which will start from four corners of the state and culminate in a mega rally in Lucknow on December 25, which is former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday.

In November and December, Prime Minister Modi would be addressing six rallies.

president Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, veteran Kalraj Mishra and state party chief Keshav Prasad Maurya will flag off the four yatras.

The first rally will start from Saharanpur on November 5, the second from Lalitpur on November 6, the third from Ballia on November 8, while the fourth will start from Sonbhadra on November 9.

The four yatras will pass through every district of during those 50 days.

The has set a target of 265-plus seats for itself in the 403-member state assembly.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 15:00 IST