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Lok Sabha polls: BJP banks on Modi, Congress on local candidate in Barmer

Barmer is India's largest constituency by area after Ladakh

Congress aspirant Manavendra interacts with party workers in Barmer
Congress aspirant Manavendra interacts with party workers in Barmer

Outside the Barmer railway station, there are two huge hoardings. One features Congress’ Manvendra Singh with various local party leaders — none of the Gandhi family scions are there. Right next to it features one one person — Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the slogan ‘Modi hain toh mumkin hain’. Another smaller hoarding a few metres down the road does feature the face of BJP’s Barmer candidate Kailash Chaudhary, dwarfed by a larger picture of Modi. Barmer is India’s largest constituency by area after Ladakh. Home to important military ...