On last day of campaigning, parties go all out to woo voters
In a show of strength, political parties in fray for the 2014 Lok Sabha election here took out road shows and padyatras on the last day of campaigning here on Tuesday.chandigarh Updated: Apr 09, 2014 10:50 IST
In a show of strength, political parties in fray for the 2014 Lok Sabha election here took out road shows and padyatras on the last day of campaigning here on Tuesday.
While Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) held road shows, Congress leaders went on padyatras in various parts of the city.
BJP candidate Kirron Kher and her husband, Anupam Kher, and senior party leaders started the road show from Khuda Lahora village in the morning, with a large cavalcade that passed Sectors 11, 10, and markets and residential areas of several sectors and colonies. The first part of the BJP’s road show concluded at Manimajra. In the afternoon, the party started its road show from sector 61 and passed Sectors 52, 43 and ended at party office in Sector 33.
Supporters of Pawan Kumar Bansal organised padyatras in various parts of city, including one at Panjab University. Bansal himself held public meetings at Sectors 20 and 35. He also interacted with a group of doctors and ex-servicemen at Sector 18.
AAP candidate Gul Panag campaigned in Khuda Lahora and Sarangpur villages in the morning and campaigned form door to door in some northern sectors. Around 11am, the party started a road show from Sector 7 and covered various sectors before ending at Sector 38. Another road show carried out by the party started from Ram Darbar and ended at Sector 61; it covered Sectors 47 and 48.
The BSP, too, carried out a road show in Dhanas. It covered sectors and villages, including from Sectors 31 to 44.