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Assembly polls: Campaigning in MP, Chhattisgarh to end this evening

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By IANS Updated: Nov 15, 2023 3:41 pm

Kharge, Rahul & Priyanka to address 7 rallies on last day of campaigning in MP, Chhattisgarh

Assembly polls: Campaigning in MP, Chhattisgarh to end this evening

BHOPAL — Star campaigners of all political parties are making their last ditch attempts to woo the voters in Madhya Pradesh and its neighbouring Chhattisgarh for the November 17 polls, electioneering for which ends on Wednesday evening. While Madhya Pradesh will go to polls in a single phase, it will be the second phase for Chhattisgarh.

Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer, Anupam Rajan said that once the silence period starts, all sorts of campaigns, using loudspeakers or any other such mediums will be prohibited.

For the polling booths where voting ends at 3 p.m, mainly in Maoist affected areas of the state, the silence period will start from 3 p.m on Wednesday.

Section 144 will also be imposed in the state, but door-to-door campaigning will be allowed.

Polling will be held on 64,523 polling booths across the state on November 17.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh BJP president V.D. Sharma and other star campaigners will be addressing several poll rallies in different segments of the state.

Kharge, Rahul & Priyanka to address 7 rallies on last day of campaigning in MP, Chhattisgarh

On the last day of campaigning in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be addressing seven public meetings in different areas.

According to the Congress leaders, party chief Kharge will be addressing three public meetings in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

He will address his first public meeting between 11.20 p.m. to 12.30 p.m. in the Amla area of Betul Assembly seat, from 1.30 p.m. to 2.20 p.m. at Khushi Lal Maidan in Berasia and another one at 3.20 p.m. to 4.20 p.m. at Ambedkar Ground in Bhopal.

Rahul Gandhi will address two public meetings in Chhattisgarh — first in Bemetara at 12.30 p.m. and another at 2 p.m. in the Baloda Bazar area.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Madhya Pradesh where she will hold a public meeting at 11 a.m. in Datia and then another one at 3 p.m. in Sidhi.

Polling for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly and second phase of Chhattisgarh for 70 Assembly seats will take place on November 17. Campaigning will come to a halt on November 15 at 5 p.m. and counting of votes will take place on December 3.

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By IANS Updated: Nov 15, 2023 3:41:33 pm
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