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Goa BJP invites Modi to address election rally next month

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The BJP in has invited Prime Minister to address a public meeting in the state and also lined up a number of senior party leaders for campaigning for the next month's elections.

Voting for the two seats in will be held on April 23. By-elections to three Assembly constituencies - Shiroda, Mandrem and Mapusa - will also be held the same day.

"We have invited to address a public meeting in during the second week of April.

"We are waiting for his confirmation after which the exact date will be finalised," Vinay Tendulkar told reporters here Thursday.

He said senior BJP leaders, including Rajnath Singh, and Smriti Irani, will address election rallies in the coastal state.

Tendulkar said the BJP will re-nominate both its sitting Members of Parliament Shripad Naik (North Goa) and Narendra Sawaikar (South Goa).

He said the will meet in on March 18 to formally announce their candidature.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:20 IST