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Lok Sabha elections 2019 live updates | ‘Madhya Pradesh has two and a half CMs’: PM Modi

Lok Sabha elections live updates: PM Modi will be speaking in Uttar Pradesh, whereas Amit Shah will be addressing rallies in Himachal Pradesh today as part of their poll campaign.

By HT Correspondent | May 13, 2019 00:05 IST
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The phase 6 of Lok sabha elections 2019 on May 12 is witnessing voting in 59 seats across seven states, among them being the national capital where fates of candidates on all seven seats will be sealed in the EVMs.

With just one more phase left, nation is gearing up for the verdict day i.e May 23 when the results will be declared. But before that, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are leaving no stone unturned as they battle it out for Lok Sabha elections 2019.

PM Modi will be speaking in Uttar Pradesh, whereas Amit Shah will be addressing rallies in Himachal Pradesh today as part of their Lok Sabha poll campaign.

Follow live updates here:

8:00 pm IST

‘I challenged Mayawati earlier to withdraw her support from MP Government’: PM Modi in Indore

PM Narendra Modi targets Kamal Nath’s government’s wafer thin majority.

7:59 pm IST

PM Modi targets Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty can only guarantee top party position, but not vision and wisdom.

‘Our Government has the willpower to implement developmental schemes’: PM Modi in Indore

7:50 pm IST

There was anti-incumbency during 2014 Lok Sabha polls, whereas there is pro-incumbency now: PM Modi

PM Modi addresses a public rally in Indore, says although elections are going on, the Government has handled Cyclone Fani well.

6:22 pm IST

‘Development in Amritsar can only begin through Arun Jaitley, Hardip Singh Puri’: BJP Chief Amit Shah in Amritsar

BJP Chief reiterates that it is only PM Modi and his team who can give a befitting reply to terror emanating from across the border. He promises to make Amritsar a top-tier city if BJP and ally SAD are voted to power once more.

4:59 pm IST

‘‘Naamdars’ have wasted all the developmental funds that Centre has sent for MP’: PM Modi in Khandwa

PM Modi says that people are aware of the ‘Tughlaq Road’ scam, and governance in Madhya Pradesh is controlled by the mafia.

4:55 pm IST

‘Congress and mahamilawatis hatched ‘Hindu terror’ conspiracy to defame religious heritage’: PM Modi

PM Modi says, Madhya Pradesh needs a decisive government. He says, a ‘khichdi’ government believes in transferring officials and no real development.

4:53 pm IST

PM Modi says Madhya Pradesh has two and a half CMs.

PM Modi while addressing the rally at Khandwa, claims that development is on the backfoot as authorities cannot decide who to take orders from.

4:51 pm IST

‘Punjab Congress wanted to get rid of Kamal Nath’: PM Modi on 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Khandwa, MP

PM Modi invokes Kishore Kumar, says he was never in support of Emergency. He says his songs were banned because he disagreed with Congress.

4:14 pm IST

‘OROP stands for Only Rahul and Only Priyanka’: BJP Chief Shah in Himachal Pradesh

BJP Chief attacks the Congress for not granting the One Rank One Pension for retired Army professionals.

3:42 pm IST

In the name of deploying central forces here, BJP workers and RSS activists are being pushed into West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

In the name of deploying central forces here, BJP workers and RSS activists are being pushed into West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee in a rally

12:00 pm IST

Will our jawans take EC’s permission before opening fire at militants?: PM

Will our jawans take EC’s permission before opening fire at militants, says PM referring to encounter in J&K’s Shopian district, according to PTI

11: 55 am IST

Mayawati shedding crocodile tears over Alwar gang rape: PM Modi in UP

PM says Mayawati shedding crocodile tears over Alwar gang rape; asks why BSP does not withdraw support from Congress government in Rajasthan. Even Congress which is in power in Rajasthan tried to suppress Alwar gang rape case as party thinks ‘hua toh hua’.

11:50 am IST

A poor man doesn’t want to live in filth, he is forced to: PM

A poor man doesn’t want to live in filth, he is forced to. He lives there because he has no other option. And the then government didn’t even care. They belittled the poor, they saw them as someone inferior and small. But we brought Swacch Bharat. I, myself stepped out on the street with a broom to clean the road as part of the campaign.

11:45 am IST

When they were in power, the bank doors were shut for poor people: PM Modi

When they were in power, the bank doors were shut for people with no money. The poor man was afraid to even walk to the bank. After I came to power, thousands of new bank accounts were opened. The poor who would usually end up spending his hard earned money, is not able to put that money in his account.

11: 40 am IST

I didn’t make a bungalow for me or my family: PM

I didn’t make a bungalow for me or my family, until others. I made houses for my people, people who are poor like me and my family.

11: 34 am IST

Poverty is my only caste: PM Modi

They keep talking about my caste, they keep questing it. They are asking for my caste certificate. But my poverty is my only cast, my only gotra. I was born in poverty. I never changed my and my family’s poverty into wealth, like many others. I just dedicated my life for this country.

11: 25 am IST

Opposition parties will fall flat in Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi

Opposition parties will fall flat in Lok Sabha polls, says PM Narendra Modi in UP’s Kushinagar.