Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Amethi for the first time after he lost out the party's bastion to Smriti Irani in this year's Lok Sabha elections.
Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit had on June 28 dissolved all 280 block Congress committees in Delhi with immediate effect, a decision which was later stayed by All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Delhi unit, PC Chacko.
Eleven Assembly constituencies have fallen vacant after sitting MLAs post winning Lok Sabha elections. Nine of them are from the BJP and one each from the BSP and the SP.
The dissolution paves the way for the constitution of a new House and swearing-in of a new government.
The biggest setback for Congress was party president Rahul Gandhi's defeat from Amethi, a traditional family bastion. BJP's Smriti Irani won the seat with a margin of 55,120 votes. Irani polled a total of 4,67,598 votes.
Sweet shop workers prepare sweets in Borivali, Mumbai ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 results on 23rd May. Shop owner says,"We've received an order of 1500-2000 kg sweets from BJP's Gopal Shetty (Mumbai North LS candidate). Workers are excited, so they're wearing Modi ji's masks"
A total of 918 candidates, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are in the fray in this last phase of ongoing polls. The Prime Minister is seeking re-election from Varanasi and is challenged by Ajay Rai of the Congress and SP's Shalini Yadav.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a public meeting in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh. Targetting Congress president Rahul Gandhi, he says that he begins his speeches with abuses. He further alleges that the Gandhi family uses the IAF jets for their personal trips and on being questioned say that, " What's done is done."
He will kick off his roadshow from the grounds of Shaheed Minar at Dharmatalla in Kolkata today, which will further end at Vivekanand House.
Sidhu opined that use of EVMs in the national elections signifies the "high quality of Indian democracy".