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Assembly elections 2018 Highlights: Future of Mizoram will not be decided in Nagpur, says Rahul Gandhi

Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018 Updates:Rahul Gandhi is addressing a public rally in Champhai, Mizoram.

By HT Correspondent | Nov 21, 2018 00:17 IST
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Political parties are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to outdo each other in the assembly elections in five states - Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Telangana - fielding key leaders, poaching heavyweights, forging alliances, among others.

HT brings you the latest happenings from the election front.

Follow updates here:

5:01 pm IST

Future of Mizoram will not be decided in Nagpur: Rahul Gandhi

Future of Mizoram will not be decided in Nagpur, it will be decided in Mizoram, by Mizo people, said Rahul Gandhi.

4:57 pm IST

Merit doesn’t matter, if you are a member of RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Merit doesn’t matter, if you are a member of RSS, you can become a governor.. you only need to agree to what they say, said Rahul Gandhi

They have destroyed the RBI, CBI.. trying to destroy the Election Commission, alleged Rahul Gandhi.

4:57 pm IST

Absolutely certain RSS is trying to destroy Mizo culture: Rahul Gandhi

“Absolutely certain that RSS is trying to destroy the Mizo culture, history,” said Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi said, “I’m sad to see that MNF is working with BJP and allowing them to come to the state.”

4:50 pm IST

Congress wants to defend culture, language, religion of Mizoram: Rahul Gandhi

Congress wants to defend the culture, the language, the history, the religion of your state, said Rahul Gandhi in Mizoram.

Best way to protect India is by protecting its diversity: Rahul Gandhi

4:30 pm IST

Ensure that not even a single Congress candidate is elected: PM

Ensure that not even a single Congress candidate is elected, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at campaign rally for November 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls.

Vote intelligently this time because the state (Madhya Pradesh) has a “double-engine” as BJP is in power in the state and the Centre, said PM Modi

4:26 pm IST

If people work for 10 hours, then I will work for 11 hours: PM Modi

If people work for 10 hours, then I will work for 11 hours for the country’s development, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi at poll rally in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh

4:15 pm IST

For 10 years, MP govt had to fight with Centre: PM Modi

Public has given us 15 years but within that time, 10 years was under ‘Madam’, it was a remote-control government. They always thought we won’t let Shivraj Singh to be successful as chief minister, said PM Modi

For 10 years, MP govt had to fight with the centre... BJP govt only got four and half years to work after BJP came to power at the centre. If we had gotten the full 15 years, MP would have been the state of your dreams, said PM Modi.

1:01pm IST

Want to have relation of trust with people of Mizoram: Rahul Gandhi

“I want to have a relation of trust with the people of Mizoram. I need you to believe that there is a man in Delhi who is at your service,” said Rahul Gandhi.

12:59 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi targets BJP, RSS

“We should not let the BJP and RSS destroy this beautiful state,” said Rahul Gandhi.

12:58 pm IST

MNF is destroying the culture of Mizoram: Rahul Gandhi

“I am sad to say that Mizo National Front is opening the door to BJP. It is sad that MNF is helping destroy the culture and language of Mizoram,” said Rahul Gandhi.

12:54 pm IST

Want to make Mizoram the centre of trade for North-East: Rahul Gandhi

“I look to the day when Mizoram will become a global platform for motor boat racing. I want to make Mizoram the centre of trade for North-East ,” said Rahul Gandhi

12:543 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi lists Congress’ contribution to Mizoram

We have built a Champhai horticulture college, a silkworm rearing and research instt has been established. The Congress has built the first medical and research centre in the state,” said Rahul Gandhi

12:50 pm IST

Agriculture and horticulture has grown by 45% under Congress’ rule in Mizoram: Rahul Gandhi

“Agriculture and horticulture has grown by 45% under Congress’ rule,” said Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Mizoram.

12:47 pm IST

Modi can’t give Mizoram what the state is owed: Rahul Gandhi

Mr Modi can give Anil Ambani Rs 30,000 crore, he can’t give Mizoram what the state is owed,” said Rahul Gandhi

12:46 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over Rafale deal

Rahul Gandhi launched a sharp attack on PM Modi over Rafale deal, alleging PM wanted Anil Ambani’s company to be on board for the deal.

12:35 pm IST

We will defend every culture across the country: Rahul Gandhi

“Just like we will defend your culture, your ideas, we will defend every culture across the country,” said Rahul Gandhi

12:33 pm IST

We eliminated the interview procedure for Class III and IV jobs: PM

We have taken measures to curb corruption at every level. We eliminated he interview procedure for Class III and IV jobs. This has significantly reduced corruption: PM

12:32 pm IST

I put a stop to the corruption, which the Cong was used to for over 50 years: PM

“Congress has problems with me because I put a stop the corruption, which they were used to for over 50 years,” said PM Modi.

12:31 pm IST

Corruption had ruined the nation when Congress was in power: PM

“Corruption had ruined the nation when Congress was in power. To tackle it, we are constantly making efforts and impact is clearly visible. Through technology, we are bringing transparency in the entire system,” said PM Modi

12:30 pm IST

In last 10 years, the per capita income of Mizoram has increased: Rahul Gandhi

“Congress government under Lal Thanhawala has raised the income level of the people. In the last 10 years the per capita income of Mizoram has increased. It makes me proud to say that 20% more than the national average,” said Rahul Gandhi.

12:28 pm IST

We ensured direct benefit transfer to the bank accounts of the marginalised: PM Modi

We ensured direct benefit transfer to the bank accounts of the marginalised. Education for children, income for youth and irrigation for farmers- this is our motto,” said PM Modi.

12:23 pm IST

It’s our endeavour to double the income of farmers by 2022: PM Modi

“It is our endeavour to double the income of farmers by 2022, when India celebrates 75 years of independence,” said PM Modi.

12:15 pm IST

MP doesn’t deserve a govt which never thinks about its welfare: PM

Remember the days, when Congress was in power in Madhya Pradesh, what was the fate of people here? Madhya Pradesh does not deserve a government which never thinks about the state’s welfare, said PM Modi

12 pm IST

PM Modi addresses public meeting in Jhabua, MP

PM Narendra Modi is addressing a public meeting in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh