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Shah to flag off MP CM's 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

Amit will flag off Shivraj Singh Chouhan's "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" from Ujjain tomorrow.

The "yatra" will culminate here on September 25 and Chouhan is expected to cover all the 230 Assembly segments in the state and address scores of rallies en route, a senior functionary said.

The Assembly polls are due in later this year.

will flag off the "yatra" after offering prayers at the Mahakaleshwar Temple, one of the 12 "jyotirlingas", in Ujjain.

Chouhan performed a puja at the state headquarters here today of the two vehicles that have been specially modified as chariots in Pune in neighbouring

"Two vehicles were converted into chariots in Pune. The performed a puja of the vehicles. One of the chariots will be used in central and the Malwa and Nimar regions, while the other one will be used in the Bundelkhand, Mahakaushal and Vindhya regions," state BJP said.

He added that the chariots had all the amenities, including a hydraulic platform each to allow the to address public gatherings as well as to ensure that he could run his office from the vehicles.

"There will be from the chariots. A (BJP) will be travelling along with the chief minister. All facilities like Internet, computers, televisions, washrooms and restrooms will be available in the vehicles," Agrawal said.

This will be Chouhan's third "Jan Ashirwad Yatra". He had embarked on similar tours ahead of the state Assembly polls in 2008 and 2013.

The BJP is seeking a fourth consecutive term in Madhya Pradesh, while the opposition is looking to regain power in the state after a gap of 15 years.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 19:35 IST