While the Jharkhand Assembly election is set to be held on November 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be campaigning for chief minister Raghubar Das, who is seeking a second term in the state.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (November 25) took to Twitter to say that he will be campaigning in poll-bound Jharkhand and added that he is looking forward to being among the people of the state.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Will be campaigning in Jharkhand today. Looking forward to being among the people of this great state. Today's rally will take place in Daltonganj and Gumla."
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das, who is seeking a second term earlier hailed PM Modi and posted a tweet that read, "In 2014, you gave immense love to Modi Ji. In 2019, you gave immense affection and blessings to Modi Ji. Modi Ji worked day and night for the development of Jharkhand. Modi Ji is coming to the holy land of Palamu. When Modi Ji is with Jharkhand then why think about someone else."
The first phase of polling in Jharkhand will be held on November 30, the second phase on December 6, the third phase on December 12, the fourth phase on December 16 and the last phase on December 20.
The Congress has forged an alliance with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in the state to take on the BJP.
In 2014, the BJP, which won 43 seats, formed the government along with All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU), which had won five seats, under the leadership of Raghubar Das.
Last Updated 25, Nov 2019, 10:47 AM IST