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Star campaigners to descend on Gujarat for more poll rallies

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

With the date of voting nearing, campaigning for the elections has reached a pitch in which will see more rallies of top politicians, including and Rahul Gandhi, in the next few days.

Besides and Gandhi, the star campaigners for the BJP and the Congress, respectively, Union ministers Smriti Irani and Sushma Swaraj as well as leaders Navjot Singh Sidhu and will address rallies and conferences in Gujarat, according to their parties.

The home state of Modi, which has 26 seats, will vote in a single phase on April 23.

will address four rallies in over the next two days - in Himmatnagar, Surendranagar and Vallabh Vidyanagar Wednesday and in Amreli Thursday.

He will cover Surendranagar, Sabarkantha, Anand and Amreli parliamentary constituencies through the rallies to be held over the next two days.

Modi's last election rally in the state was at Junagadh on April 10.

Gandhi, who addressed a rally at Mahuva in Bhavnagar Monday, will again hit the campaign trail in Thursday and Friday.

Irani will be in Gujarat Wednesday to address four public meetings - in Patan, Veraval, and During her visit, she is likely to take time out to offer prayers at the

Swaraj will address a women's conference in Ahmedabad covering the Ahmedabad (West) parliamentary seat Thursday. Later in the day, she is scheduled to address a meeting of intellectuals in Jamnagar.

Cricket-turned-politician Sidhu addressed five rallies Tuesday in support of candidates and will hold four more public meetings Wednesday at Patan, Kheda, Banaskantha and Ahmedabad.

Technocrat and Congress Pitroda will hold an interactive session with youngsters on the theme, 'Future India', in Ahmedabad Thursday.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 22:01 IST