Meghalaya Assembly Polls: PM to blow the Conch for BJP campaign

PM Modi Meghalaya

Story highlights

  • PM Modi to visit Meghalaya on Saturday
  • He will address a Public Rally at Polo for 50 minutes
  • Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the visit

The Bhartiya Janta Party’s Star Campaigner Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set for his visit to Meghalaya. His visit to the state will be considered as a start of BJP campaigning as he will address the public rally called by BJP for giving a start to their election campaign.

PM to inaugurate Shillong-Tura road project 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his visit to the poll-bound state Meghalaya. This visit of PM is observed as he is visiting the state to blow the conch for the BJP campaign in the state as there are only two months left for the Assembly Elections.

PM Modi on his visit will inaugurate the Shillong-Tura road project that is a major leap towards the path of development.

After this inauguration ceremony, PM will address a public rally that is called by the Bhartiya Janta Party for giving a start to the election campaign.

For the purpose, elaborate security arrangements have been made by the security officials of the state.

As per the information, the focal point of the visit is that Modi will address the public rally called by BJP for 50 minutes setting in motion the election campaign of the party for the 2018 polls.

East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar said on Thursday that security drill was completed under the supervision of SPG.

PM’s schedule 

As per the programme, the Prime Minister will land at Upper Shillong helipad at 1 pm from Mizoram.

Then he will proceed to Sports Training Centre Complex at Polo Grounds and at 1.30 pm where he will unveil the plaque to mark the inauguration of Shillong-Tura road, the programme will last for 10 minutes.

Later, he will address the public rally organized by BJP at Ground Number 5 from 1.40 pm to 2.30 pm. Then he will leave for Upper Shillong helipad for his return journey.

Meghalaya is on the verge of Assembly elections and the political parties are preparing to make grounds.

Bharatiya Janata Party is also optimistic there would be a “BJP and Modi wave” in the state after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here on Saturday.

The reason why BJP has organized this public rally to give a kick-start to the Election Campaign in the state.

Addressing a press conference on Thursday, BJP spokesperson, JA Lyngdoh said leaders of the party from different districts of the state would attend the rally of the Prime Minister at Polo on Saturday.

Modi is scheduled to land in Shillong after 1 pm following which he would proceed to Polo to address “The Rally for Change”.

The BJP leader also claimed that Congress would find it difficult to get even double digits in the upcoming polls.

Another party leader, B Khongwir said volunteers of the party are geared up and there are 20 different committees which will look into different aspects of the Prime Minister’s visit.

He also said they expect a lot of people to attend the rally though ground number 5 where the rally is supposed to be held is very small.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to inaugurate the newly-constructed office of the party from the venue.

Also Read: Meghalaya Polls: EC to announce Election dates after reviewing security


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