New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a mega rally in West Bengal's Kharagpur and Assam's Chabua. The Prime Minister elaborated on BJP's development agenda in his speeches during the rallies. PM attacked the Congress-Left alliance and Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), saying that the opposition parties have destroyed 70 years of the state. Promising to make Bengal 'Sonar Bangla' again, PM Modi urged the people of the state to vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without any fear in the upcoming assembly polls. He also made a reference to booth capturing and said that the state police and administration should remember that "nothing is greater than the limits of the Constitution and democracy".

Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will interact with employees at the IOC Refinery in Assam's Tinsukia and hold two public meetings in Jorhat and Biswanath today. Apart from this, the Congress Central Election Committee will also meet in Delhi later today, to discuss the upcoming West Bengal Elections.

Here are the Highlights from Assembly Elections 2021:

4:30 pm: NDA govt has built solid foundation for Assam's development in the last 5 years. Congress and its allies want to cash in on this & loot Assam. Hence, you must be cautious & remember that Congress would put anyone at stake for their benefit: PM Modi in Chabua

4:15 pm: .Ek chaiwala, aapke dard ko nahi samjhega toh kaun samjhega.. I assure you that NDA govt will accelerate the efforts to further improve the quality of life for tea garden workers," says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chabua

4:05 pm: ongress has joined hands with parties that are a danger to Assam's culture & heritage. Development of every region of Assam is a priority for BJP govt. We are committed to ensure that culture & heritage of state remains protected: PM Modi in Chabua.

4:00 pm: Congress has gone very far from the people of Assam. A few days ago, they shared a photo from Sri Lanka and said it was Assam. A few days ago, they shared a photo from Taiwan and said it was Assam. It is injustice and insult to our beautiful Assam: PM Modi in Chabua

3:55 pm: A toolkit has been circulated that will defame Assam's tea. Congress party supports these toolkit makers & then has the audacity to ask for votes in Assam. Can we forgive them?: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chabua

3:50 pm: I was pained to see that the Congress party, who ruled the country for 50-55 years, supports those who want to ruin the reputation of India's tea. Will you forgive such a party? Should they be punished or not?: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chabua

3:45 pm: Assam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Chabua, and he will address a rally shortly

2:45 pm: If a common man steals Rs 500 then he is called a ‘tolabaaz’. What do we call the BJP government who stole crores of Rupees? 'Tolabaaz's feudal landlord'?: West Bengal CM and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee in Khejuri

2:00 pm: The Farm Bills were passed without a discussion. They don’t let us speak in the Parliament. However, we stand strong, we will protect you and will not step back: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Digboi, Assam

1:35 pm: Congress-led UDF releases election manifesto in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram. It's an integrated manifesto. We're open to businesses, there'll be Investor Protection Act. Strikes, forced closures will be banned. There'll be Ministry of Happiness as well: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

1:20 pm: West Bengal: Bengali actors Neel Bhattacharya and Trina Bhattacharya join TMC.

1:10 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has destroyed the economy of this country - from note bandi to bank bandi. They will soon say to sell Haldia port: West Bengal CM & TMC leader Mamata Banerjee in Haldia

12:45 pm: The nation is continuously progressing towards a single-window system. But in Bengal, only 'bhaipo single window' works as nothing can happen without passing through this window. Because of TMC syndicate, old industries are shut & only 'mafia udyog' prospers: PM Modi in Kharagpur

12:30 pm: I assure the people of Bengal, that Didi will no longer be allowed to crush democracy. The police and administration should also remember that nothing is greater than the limits of the Constitution and democracy: PM Modi

12:25 pm: Baba Saheb Ambedkar has given us the freedom to vote and to choose. However, in Bengal, Mamata is constantly looting your freedom to vote. In the 2018 Panchayat elections, the rigging done by TMC was witnessed by the entire world! I assure the people of Bengal that Didi will not be able to trample over our democracy anymore: PM Modi.

12:20 pm: Yesterday WhatsApp, Instagram & Facebook were down for 50-55 min, everybody got worried. But in Bengal, development, & dreams have been down for 50-55 years. First, it was Congress, then Left, and now TMC, who've blocked state's development: PM Modi in Kharagpur, West Bengal

12:10 pm: You have seen destruction by Congress & the Left. TMC ruined your dreams. In the last 70 years, you gave opportunities to everyone but give us 5 years, we will free Bengal from the 70 years of destruction, we will sacrifice our lives for you: PM Modi in Kharagpur, West Bengal

12:07 pm: Those who said Khela Hobe, have broken their leg and left the field. ‘Khela hobena, khela shesh hoye geche’ (the game is not on, the game is finished). It's time for development: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

12:03 pm: Today the state government is on a wheelchair. The government has lost the ability to stand on its own legs. You cannot fool the people of Bengal by showing them plaster, broken leg or a wheelchair: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

12:00 pm: It's my honour that you have come to bless BJP in such huge numbers, this clearly suggests "Bengal mei iss baar BJP sarkar": Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Kharagpur, West Bengal

11:55 am: Chants in favour of PM Modi ahead of the Prime Minister's address at Kharagpur rally

11:25 am: West Bengal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Kharagpur, where he will address a public rally shortly.

10:35 am: Assam Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma reacts to Congress saying that they will not implement CAA in the state when they come to power. He says, "I think they have huge majority in the Parliament and they can decide."

10:15 am: Rahul Gandhi used to pay only Rs 96 when he was in power. Today we are paying Rs 218: Assam Minister & BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

10:00 am: In the first phase, we are contesting on 47 seats and we hope to win 45-46 seats in this phase: Assam Minister & BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan