Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 Live Updates:Addressing a rally in Pataudi in Haryana, Defense MinisterRajnath Singhsaid, “Today with utter politeness, I want to give a suggestion to Pakistan that they must change the way they think and the direction of their thinking , else the Pakistan that was divided into two parts earlier, will now be divided into several parts. ”
Meanwhile, in Maharashtra’s Latur, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said when the youth ask for jobs, the government tells them to watch the Moon, in an apparent reference to ISRO’s recent lunar mission,Chandrayaan– 2.
With less than a week left for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, Prime MinisterNarendra Modiraked the Jammu and Kashmir special status issue in Jalgaon. Addressing an election rally, PM Modi threw an open dare to the Opposition asking them to announce in their manifesto that they will bring backArticle 370if voted to power.
Meanwhile, in Haryana,BJPworking president JP Nadda credited Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for the image makeover of the state. Releasing the poll manifesto of BJP, Nadda said, “Earlier, Haryana’s image was synonymous with corruption, nepotism. And today, Haryana isbhrastachaar-mukt, vikas-yukt.This commitment paper represents all sections of the society, ”he said. Nadda is scheduled to address a rally in Panchkul today.
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For Mumbai, the Shiv Sena election manifesto promised the complete concretisation of the eastern and western express highways and the creation of public toilets and restrooms under major flyovers. It also promised opening of 24 X7 establishments in non-residential areas to boost tourism and slashing power tariffs by 30 per cent for domestic consumers.
The INLD released its manifesto for Haryana, promising loan waiver for farmers and small traders, crop prices for farmers on the basis of the Swaminathan Commission’s recommendations, free power to the farm sector and a slew of benefits for women, unemployed youngsters and traders.
Laying a special focus on the farming community, which the party claims to be its major support base, the INLD has promised to fix the minimum support price for crops by adding a 50 – per cent profit over and above the cost of production, as recommended by the Swaminathan Commission, if voted to power.