PM Modi to campaign in poll-bound Maharashtra from Oct 13 to 18

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be campaigning in Maharashtra from October 13 to October 18 to guide and encourage BJP candidates who are contesting in the upcoming assembly polls, informed Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani on Friday.

Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Irani said: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra from October 13 to October 18 to guide the BJP workers contesting in the Assembly polls.”

Elaborating about PM Modi’s visit, she said that on October 13, he will conduct election rally in Jalgaon and Sakoli, while on October 16, the prime minister is scheduled to attend three programmes at Akola, Panvel and Partur. PM Modi will conduct public rallies in Pune Satara and Worli on October 17.

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He will visit Mumbai on October 18, the Union minister said, adding that BJP Maharashtra unit is thrilled to know that PM Modi is arriving here to guide them.

Hailing Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Irani said: “Fadnavis-led government has worked for the welfare of farmers and it has waived loan amount of Rs 25,000 crore. In 15 years, the previous government did crop insurance of Rs 7,670 crore while the BJP government gave farmers the crop insurance of Rs 21,950 crore.”

Maharashtra will go to polls along with Haryana on October 21. The results of single-phase Assembly polls in both the states will be announced on October 24.

(With ANI inputs)

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