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Lok Sabha elections: In Gujarat, rallies turn away from urban areas

While the Congress believes it can spring a surprise in the Gandhinagar seat, talks in the BJP are revolving around whether Amit Shah will win the seat with a record number of votes

Lok Sabha elections: In Gujarat, rallies turn away from urban areas
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As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress ended their Gujarat campaigns on Sunday, one thing was obvious: the game has shifted away from urban centres. The two BJP heavyweights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, largely addressed public gatherings away from the four major urban centres of Gujarat — Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot. This was barring one public gathering addressed by Shah in Ahmedabad. Gujarat votes on April 23. While Modi addressed gatherings in rural heavy regions in North, Central and Kutch-Saurashtra, including ...