Assembly Polls 2021 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds roadshow in Medinipur, West Bengal | Highlights
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: BJP chief JP Nadda on Tuesday released the party's poll manifesto for Assam Assembly Elections 2021. In the manifesto, the saffron-party has promised to curb the infiltrations in the state to protect the genuine Indians and Ahom civilisation. The BJP has also promised that 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month under the Orunodoi Scheme. Elections for the 126-seat Assam assembly are scheduled to take place in three phases from March 27 to April 6. The results will be announced on May 2.
Meanwhile, seizure of cash and kind valued at Rs 231.63 crore has been recovered by various enforcement agencies in poll-bound Tamil Nadu so far, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said on Monday. Listing out details of the seizure done by flying squads, static surveillance teams, IT personnel and others, Sahoo said cash constituted Rs 83.99 crore out of the Rs 231 crore recovery. Precious metals, apparently gold, worth Rs 130.51 crore and liquor valued at Rs 1.70 crore have also been seized, he added.
Here are the LIVE updates from Assembly Elections 2021:
4:30 pm: Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds roadshow in Medinipur, West Bengal ahead of upcoming Assembly Elections
3:50 pm: You ask the Parliamentary Board, why are you asking me? We are BJP workers, our target is to form BJP government in the state. That's our highest level of satisfaction. Who becomes CM is not the question: Assam CM & BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal
3:30 pm: Earlier our PM was mocked by being called 'chaiwala'. Today the same people are selling & plucking tea leaves.The real 'chaiwala' has brought them to tea gardens. But be careful,real&certified 'chaiwala' is with us: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lumding
3:10 pm: Madurai: In a newly constructed memorial temple for MGR and Jayalalithaa, pictures of senior BJP leaders including PM Modi, party chief JP Nadda & Union Ministers Amit Shah & Nirmala Sitharaman have also been displayed to commemorate the BJP-AIADMK alliance
3:00 pm: When we started 5 years back, we had challenges like corruption, good governance, make Assam extremists & illegal migrants free. Congress has proved to be a failure, what they couldn't do in their 60-year rule, we've done that in 5 years: Assam CM & BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal
2:40 pm: Kolkata: Swaraj Ghosh, BJP State Kisan Morcha Secretary Hooghly, Tollywood actors Payel Dey, Rezwan Rabbani Sheikh and Priya Paul join Trinamool Congress (TMC) in presence of state Minister Partha Chatterjee.
2:12 pm: The reason why BJP will not be worshipped is that they worship riots. Riots will not be worshipped: TMC chief & West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Kashipur, Purulia
2:05 pm: Tamil Nadu: AIADMK candidate Thanga Kathiravan from Nagapattinam washed people’s clothes and promised to give washing machine after winning elections during campaigning yesterday.
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK candidate Thanga Kathiravan from Nagapattinam washed clothes and promised to give washing machine after winning elections during campaigning yesterday. pic.twitter.com/orDGoRFUhn— ANI (@ANI) March 23, 2021
1:50 pm: Tamil Nadu: Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) workers campaign by painting the party's symbol on their body in support of their candidate Aloor Shanavas in Nagapattinam constituency. VCK has an alliance with Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
1:45 pm: West Bengal: Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner of India, Sudip Jain, Deputy Election Commissioner of India and other ECI observers arrive in Siliguri, to hold a review meeting over final preparations of elections.
1:40 pm: In Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, BJP government took away land rights from tribals. But our government has restored land rights of tribals: TMC chief & West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Purulia
1:30 pm: AIMIM will contest in the #WestBengalElections2021. As far as the number of seats on which the party will contest is concerned, I will speak on that at a public meeting in Sagardighi on 27th March: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
1:25 pm: Tamil Nadu: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin holds door to door campaign in Krishnagiri. Tamil Nadu to go to polls in single phase on April 6
1:22 pm: Chennai: Prabhakar Raja, DMK candidate from Virugambakkam constituency makes dosa while campaigning ahead of #TamilNaduElections2021
1:15 pm: That is what we want to do with Kerala. We don't want to build our organisation at your expense. We want to break the line between our oraganisation & the people of Kerala. We want your voice to come into our system: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Kottayam
1:05 pm: We will be instituting Tagore prize on the line of Nobel Prize and Satyajit Ray Award on the line of Oscars to pay tribute to the two sons of Bengal: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Gosaba
12:50 pm: We've mixed youth with experience. We've made a Congress revolution - maintained our experienced people & injected lots of young people into this system. MLAs who get elected from UDF will have a different mindset, energy, different set of ideas: Rahul Gandhi in Kottayam, Kerala
12:30 pm: Tamil Nadu: DMK president MK Stalin campaigns in Veppanapalli assembly constituency. Tamil Nadu to go to polls in single phase on April 6
12:20 pm: What happened during the Congress regime? Anarchy, disputes, strikes. Even today it's doing the same. Their alliance with AIUDF & Communists show they want to be part of anarchy in Assam by facilitating infiltration: UP CM & BJP leader Yogi Adityanath in Silchar
11:15 am: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been passed by the Parliament and it is to be implemented, it will be implemented in letter & spirit: BJP national president JP Nadda.
11:00 am: We will work on a corrected NRC for Assam's protection. We will protect genuine Indian citizens and detect infiltrators to ensure the Ahom civilization stays safe. To protect Assam's political rights, we will speed up the delimitation process: BJP chief JP Nadda
10:52 am: We will build big reservoirs around Bramhaputra to conserve extra water under Bramhaputra vision to save the people from floods. 30 lakh deserving families will be paid financial support of Rs 3,000 per month under Orunodoi Scheme: BJP national president JP Nadda in Guwahati
10:45 am: We have gained momentum of development. We are standing for a big leap. With these aspirations, we have put our words in 10 commitments to the people of Assam: BJP national president JP Nadda
10:37 am: BJP national president JP Nadda releases party manifesto for Assam Assembly Elections 2021. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and state Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma are also present.
10:15 am: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi campaigns for party candidate Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi in Thiruverumbur.
9:45 am: Trinamool Congress (TMC) writes to Election Commission over "harboring of criminals by Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram". "We request you to immediately intervene & direct necessary steps to be taken by police," reads the letter.
9:10 am: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releases a list of 13 candidates for West Bengal Elections 2021
9:00 am: BJP to release its manifesto for Assam Assembly Elections 2021 today. The manifesto will be released by party chief JP Nadda.
8:45 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Guwahati ahead of the Assam assembly elections. Besides Shah, BJP president JP Nadda and Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh were also present at the grand meeting.
8:30 am: A deputy tehsildar level officer who was deputed on election duty has been suspended for approving five voter IDs for a person in Kasargod, said State Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena on Monday.
8:00 am: The BJP on Monday released its manifesto for the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and promised to create 50 lakh new employment opportunities, provide fishermen assistance of Rs 6000 per year and a separate budget for agriculture.
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