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Karnataka 2023 Elections LIVE: PM Modi to hold 36.6 km roadshow in Bengaluru on May 6


Karnataka Elections 2023: With a week to go before the polls in Karnataka, political parties stepped up their campaign and senior leaders from BJP, Congress and JD-S addressed rallies and roadshows on Wednesday to win over voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a poll in Mulki on Wednesday, attacked the Congress, saying that the grand old party protects the masterminds of terror. He also added that the Karnataka Congress wants to make number 1 ATM for its ‘Shahi Parivar’ session in Delhi, while the BJP wants to make the state number 1 in industrial and agricultural development, fisheries and port.

May 04, 2023, 06:16:01 AM IST

Priyank Kharge gets EC message about ‘nalayak’ jibe at PM Modi

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday informed Congress leader Priyank Kharge of his ‘nalayak’ remark to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election speech in Karnataka. The electoral body believed that the comments appear at first sight to violate the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). Priyank Kharge is asked to submit his response by May 4, after which the committee will take appropriate action in this matter

May 04, 2023, 06:12:59 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi to campaign and address rally on May 6: report

Sources told ANI news agency that Congress parliamentary party president Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Karnataka polls on May 6 and address a rally in Hubbali district.

May 04, 2023, 06:06:49 AM IST

IT department finds ₹1 crore cash in tree during raids on cong leader’s brother’s house

The Income Tax Department raided the residence of the brother of the Karnataka Congress leader on Thursday, who is said to be hiding 1 crore cash in a tree. The officials took the money from a box kept in a tree. Read more here

May 04, 2023, 06:06:04 IST

Karnataka Elections: Prime Minister Modi will hold a 36.6 km roadshow in Bengaluru on Saturday

As a major boost to the BJP campaign in Karnataka, where the election is taking place, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a 36.6km roadshow in Bengaluru on Saturday, covering 17 constituencies of the city, sources told ANI. More than 10 lakh people are expected to participate. Sources added that Prime Minister Modi will hold two mega roadshows and four public gatherings this weekend. According to sources, Prime Minister Modi will arrive in Bengaluru on the night of May 5 and hold two roadshows in the city on May 6. The first roadshow will cover about 8 km, while the other will cover a distance of 36.6 km, they said. On May 7, PM Modi will also address four public gatherings in different parts of the state.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.