Lok Sabha Election 2019 Latest Updates: India Today reported that Mamata Banerjee has requested 23 Opposition events to protest in view of the EC’s motion over Kolkata violence. At a press convention, Mamata attacked the BJP and the Election Commission over the ballot panel’s crackdown following Kolkata violence. “This is an emergency situation arisen because of the EC decision… It’s not a EC decision, it’s a BJP decision. Modi is afraid of me and afraid of the people of Bengal,” she mentioned.
The Election Commission on Wednesday night ordered the top of campaigning in West Bengal by 10 pm on Thursday in view of the violence at a roadshow in Kolkata. Condemning the Kolkata violence, the Election Commission mentioned that it was “deeply anguished at the vandalism done to the statue of Vidyasagar”. “It is hoped that the vandals are traced by the state administration,” it mentioned.
A BJP delegation met Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu over the violence at Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata. After the assembly, Prakash Javadekar mentioned, “Protection of Rajya Sabha members is responsibility of house and Chairman. We’ve submitted a memorandum to the vice-president on it and demanded that a report be sought and appropriate action be taken.”
At his rally in Diamond Harbour, Narendra Modi accused TMC of facilitating violence within the state. “We’re facing stones, our workers are being hung. We are only tolerating all of this to save Bengal,” he mentioned.
In Trinamool Congress’ present of energy, Mamata Banerjee is holding a roadshow a day after violence struck BJP chief Amit Shah’s roadshow. Earlier, the TMC submitted to the Election Commission a ‘video proof’ on BJP’s involvement in Kolkata violence. Speaking to reporters, Derek O’Brien mentioned, “Modi comes to Bengal and calls her (Mamata Banerjee) a speed-breaker. I agree with him; she was a speed breaker for him in 2014. Again this time, (she’s a) speed-breaker because you’ll not be a prime minister.”
Amid a row over BJP activist Priyanka Sharma’s arrest for sharing a meme on Mamata Banerjee, Narendra Modi lashed out at TMC chief in Basirhat and requested why Mamata took offense to the meme. “Didi, I’m told you are an artist and a painter. Why are you offended by a photograph,” he requested.
Amid a row over BJP activist Priyanka Sharma’s arrest for sharing a meme on Mamata Banerjee, Narendra Modi lashed out at TMC chief in Basirhat. “Didi, the girls you are putting in jail will now teach you a lesson,” he mentioned.
He additionally requested why Mamata took offense to the meme shared by Priyanka. “Didi I’m told you are an artist and a painter. Why are you offended by a photograph.”
In Basirhat, Narendra Modi mentioned, “The entire country has seen the visuals from Kolkata on Tuesday. Didi is scared of the obvious BJP wave in West Bengal. And the level of the is visible in the situation. Two day ago she had said that she will take revenge. And within 24 hours of her remarks, Amit Shah was targetted during the roadshow. There was an attempt to scare the BJP during his roadshow. ”
A day after violent clashes rocked Kolkata throughout Amit Shah’s roadshow, Congress tweeted, “Nothing is sacred and nothing is secure beneath the BJP’s anti-democratic management. By desecrating a statue of Vidyasagar after which instigating violent protests in Bengal, BJP proves as soon as once more that violence is all the time their most popular selection.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addressed a rally in Barasat, West Bengal. Picking up a communally delicate topic, Adityanath mentioned, “In the whole country, Durga Puja and Muharram fell on the same day. In UP, officers asked me, should we change timing of puja? I said, timing of the puja won’t be changed, if you want to change timing, change the timing of Muharram procession.”
Rahul Gandhi, whereas addressing a rally in Faridkot, Punjab, mentioned that Narendra Modi used to mock Manmohan Singh whereas he was prime minister, however now when he’s in energy, our former prime minister by no means mocks him. Instead, the complete nation is mocking him.
TMC chief Derek O’Brien launched two movies claiming that they present “BJP goons” broken statue of polymath Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.
TMC mentioned it had 44 extra such movies to show that the BJP introduced outdoors goons to marketing campaign in Bengal and broke the very ethos of Bengal by breaking the Vidyasagar statue.
“Today is the saddest press conference we have held… saddest for all of us to see the streets of Kolkata… there is anger and there is shock. The president of the BJP does what he does with his goons, who he hired from outside Bengal. What happened yesterday hurt the very ethos of Bengal, says Derek O’ Brien.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned, ” Congress can’t say they lost elections because of ‘naamdar’, it would be against the rules of dynasty. That is why after the 5th phase, 2 of the closest ‘darbaari’ of the ‘naamdar’ family started batting on their own.”
Mosi mentioned that the BJP’s win is now sure as a result of even Congress has began its preparations for defeat. The Congress is holding marathon meets to seek for acceptable scapegoats as a result of it’s in opposition to the essential ideas of dynasticism responsible the naamdaar for defeat. Now those that have been making anti-Sikh feedback and abusing me have volunteered to take the blame.
In his first response after the Kolkata violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi instructed CNN-News18 that the Mamata Banerjee authorities for the incident. He says that there have been experiences of violence from West Bengal by means of these elections. Taking on the TMC rule, the prime minister says even polls in Jammu and Kashmir are extra peaceable than this.
BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s legacy because the Gujarat chief minister is a black spot for himself and the BJP, in addition to a burden on the communal historical past of the nation. Mayawati alleged that the prime minister had crossed all limits of decency in terming the Bahujan Samaj Party her private property.
After experiences that certainly one of Yogi Adityanath’s rally needed to be cancelled owing to alleged vandalism by TMC cadres, now contemporary experiences have claimed that Amit Shah has instructed UP chief minister to go forward and maintain all rallies.
BJP sources have mentioned that one of many three Kolkata rallies scheduled to be addressed by Yogi Adityanath needed to be cancelled right now as a result of MC cadres have allegedly vandalised the stage. The BJP additionally instructed News18 that the organisers of the rally have been additionally overwhelmed up by TMC cadre for agreeing to assist in arranging a BJP occasion.
BJP Youth Wing Convenor Priyanka Sharma at BJP workplace after being launched from Alipore Correctional Home.
BJP nationwide president Amit Shah mentioned, “Our recognition in Kolkata and Bengal has given Mamata didi the jitters that’s the reason she has resorted to excessive measures.” Shah mentioned that when his occasion has misplaced 60 cadres within the political violence in state, an assault on him was not surprising. He mentioned, “If it weren’t for the team of CRPF deployed in my securoty, I might no have come back alive from the violence.”
‘BJP crossed majority by fifth section, will seize over 300 seats until finish of polls,’ predicts Bharatiya janata Party nationwide president Amit Shah
BJP nationwide president Amit Shah addresses a press convention on the occasion headquarters in New Delhi. Addressing the problem of Tuesday’s clashes between ABVP and TMCP, he says, “There have been no instances of violence in any other place except in West Bengal.”
The Supreme Court, Wednesday took robust exception to the truth that BJP employee Priyanka Sharma was nonetheless in jail, regardless of SC order yesterday specifying clearly that she ought to be launched.
Tuesday’s ballot violence in Kolkata has triggered political protests on a large scale, with each TMC and BJP blaming one another for the clashes. While the Bharatiya Janata Party will maintain protests at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, TMC cadre took to streets in Howrah; Left wing staff are, in the meantime, protesting in opposition to the vandalisation of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s bust at a university in Kolkata.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has mentioned it is going to maintain a “national protest against the cowardly attack on BJP national president’s roadshow in Kolkata.” The sit-in protest will start at 10:30 am right now.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has cancelled his election rally in Alwar after experiences that the climate within the metropolis is anticipated to deteriorate. Rahul was scheduled to carry a public assembly within the metropolis. He was additionally scheduled to go to the Alwar gangrape survivor who was sexually assaulted in entrance of her husband at 26 April.
With solely three days left for campaigning forward of the final leg of Lok Sabha election to be held on 19 May, the countdown for the finale has fairly actually begun. After yesterday’s violence in Kolkata, Amit Shah is scheduled to deal with the media at 10 am.
On the third-last day of campaigning for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handle rallies in Paliganj in Bihar, Deoghar in Jharkhand and Basirhat and Diamond Harbour in West Bengal. On Tuesday, whereas referring himself as a ‘Kashi vaasi‘ (resident of Varanasi), Modi issued an ‘emotional’ message for folks Varanasi, highlighting his affiliation and attachment with the traditional metropolis and urged folks to vote in massive numbers.
While Modi issued a particular message to the folks of Varanasi, Congress occasion additionally introduced the ‘arrival’ of its common secretary Priyanka Gandhi in Varanasi. There was plenty of hypothesis round Priyanka’s candidature this 12 months. There have been a number of experiences which claimed that the in-charge of jap Uttar Pradesh will contest in opposition to the prime minister, however Priyanka later clarified that there was no choice on her contesting. “If my party asks me to contest the polls, I will definitely do so. But my personal wish is to work for the party’s organisation as a lot of work needs to be done,” the Congress chief had told reporters.
Congress selected to subject Ajay Rai.
Modi will even handle rallies in West Bengal’s Basirhat and Diamond Harbour, a day after violent clashes happened in West Bengal after BJP and TMC supporters fought pitched battles on the streets of Kolkata throughout a large roadshow by BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP president escaped unharmed however was compelled to chop brief the jamboree and needed to be escorted to security by police. Modi’s rallies will likely be carefully watched because the prime minister is anticipated to launch a fierce assault on chief minister Mamata Banerjee and her occasion for unchecked violence throughout Amit Shah’s roadshow.
On Tuesday, components of Kolkata plunged right into a welter of violence as Shah’s convoy was attacked with stones by alleged TMC supporters from contained in the hostel of Vidyasagar College, triggering a conflict between supporters of the 2 events, officers mentioned. Furious BJP supporters retaliated and have been seen exchanging blows with their TMC rivals outdoors the school entrance.
Several bikes parked outdoors have been vandalised and set ablaze. Shards of damaged glass littered the foyer of the school the place a bust of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a famous thinker and a key determine of Bengal Renaissance, was smashed to smithereens. Police personnel have been seen making an attempt to douse the fireplace with buckets full of water.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is anticipated to go to Rajasthan and Punjab, will handle rallies in Alwar, Faridkot and Ludhiana.
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