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In less than two months from now, elections are set to be held in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry and Assam. Stay tuned for LIVE updates as we track poll campaigns of political parties
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited poll-bound Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives, including key power projects in Tamil Nadu. This was his second visit to Tamil Nadu in less than two weeks, which is gearing for assembly elections.
Here are details of 2021 Assembly election campaigns for today
Tamil Nadu election 2021 campaign: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stone for multiple infrastructure projects worth over Rs 12,400 crore in Coimbatore, where BJP enjoys a good vote bank. It may be noted, BJP joined hands with ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu for the upcoming election.
During his visit, the PM dedicated to the nation the Neyveli New Thermal Power Project and the 709 MW Solar Power Project of NLCIL.
Puducherry election 2021 campaign: In the poll-bound Puducherry, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for 4-laning of NH 45-A 56 km Sattanathapuram-Nagapattinam package of Villupuram to Nagapattinam project covering Karaikal district. He also laid the foundation stone of the Medical College Building at Karaikal New Campus -- Phase I, Karaikal District (JIPMER). He inaugurated the Blood Centre at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry and the reconstructed Heritage Marie Building.
West Bengal election 2021 campaign: Bharatiya Janata Party President J P Nadda launched Lokkho Sonar Bangla manifesto crowdsourcing campaign in Kolkata, West Bengal months ahead of the Assembly polls today. Through the move, the BJP aims to reach all constituencies in West Bengal to prepare its manifesto for the state election.
Assam election 2021 campaign: Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited poll-bound Assam today to attend two religious events and address public gatherings in Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts. The Home Minister also visited Nagaon district's Batadrava Than, the birthplace of social reformer and saint Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva, and launch work of a state-funded Rs 188-crore project for its beautification.