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PM Modi to address rally in Siliguri on Dec 16

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

will address a rally in Siliguri in north Bengal on December 16 during the BJP's "rath yatra" campaign, senior party leaders said.

Ahead of the next year, the (BJP) is organising three "rath yatras", (chariot march) titled 'Save Democracy Rally', in this month.

In 40 days, the BJP will cover all the 42 constituencies of the state where the party has set a target to win 22 seats in the due next year.

The first "rath yatra" will start on Friday from Cooch Behar in presence of Modi's rally will be held in Siliguri when the march reaches there.

"ji will address a rath yatra rally on December 16 at Siliguri in North Bengal," a said.

Apart from the December 16 rally, Modi is likely to attend three more rallies during the "rath yatras" but the dates are yet to be finalised, said another

Besides the first yatra in north Bengal, Shah will also kickstart the other two -- from Gangasagar in the south on December 9 and the temple town of in district on December 14.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 20:50 IST