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PM to address BJP's SC-ST members in Gujarat tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi will address the scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) members of the in poll-bound tomorrow and listen to their concerns on Cyclone Ockhi, which may hit the state.

The high-octane campaign for the first phase of the crucial Assembly polls in Gujarat, Modi's home state, is scheduled to come to an end tomorrow.

The prime minister will connect with the party workers on their mobile phones through the "audio bridge" technology and directly interact with the divisional heads of the party's SC and ST units in the state.

About 10,000 workers of the party would directly attend Modi's call, the said in a statement today.

On Diwali, Modi had extended his greetings to around 23,000 workers in through tele-conferencing.

He had also spoken to around 2,000 party workers in his Parliamentary constituency, Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, using the same technology.

The 182-member Assembly will go to the polls in two phases -- on December 9 and 14 -- and the counting of votes will be taken up on December 18.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 22:00 IST