Elections highlights: Blame game in Bengal, Priyanka's UP rally, and more

Polling for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections will be held on May 19

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Abhishek Manu Singhvi
We did not receive a satisfactory response from the Election Commission, Congress' Abhishek Manu Singhvi said after meeting EC officials
Lok Sabha elections 2019: With the final phase of voting due on May 19, PM and president today held rallies in West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. 

Addressing a rally in UP's Mau, PM Modi said his government was committed towards Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's vision and promised to install his grand statue at the same spot in Kolkata where it was vandalised by "TMC goondas".

"The statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was broken by TMC goondas during the road show of President Those involved in this act should be given strong punishment," the prime minister said.

Kolkata witnessed wide-spread violence during president Shah's massive road show on Tuesday. A bust of 19th century Bengali icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalised during the violence.

Polling for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections will be held on 19 May. 

Highlights of all election-related events today: 

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