Assembly Elections 2023 Highlights: Congress can only think of dynastic politics, corruption, says PM

November 21,2023

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2023 Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi  said the Congress government in Rajasthan cannot think of anything except appeasement politics and wants to eradicate sanatan dharma. Ahead of the November 25 assembly polls in Rajasthan, he addressed rallies in Pali district and in Pilibanga in Hanumangarh district on November 20. At the election rally in Pali district, he asserted that Rajasthan needs a government which gives top priority to development, whereas for the Congress there is nothing more important than corruption and dynastic politics. "Congress has made Rajasthan number one in crimes against women. The CM says that the complaints filed by the women are fake. Can it ever happen that a woman in our country files a fake case? The CM should say that a probe is underway, and not that the cases filed are fake. Isn't this an insult to women," said Modi. He said Rajasthan's neighboring states Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have BJP governments, where petrol is available at Rs 97 per litre. "But the Congress government of Rajasthan sells petrol 12 rupees more expensive than these states. Today I guarantee Rajasthan that the prices of petrol and diesel will be reviewed after the formation of the BJP government here after December 3," he said.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023 LIVE: PM Modi to address 2 public meetings in Rajasthan districts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two public meetings on Tuesday, one in Anta town in the Baran district and the other in Kota's Dusshera Ground. Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister and BJP Rajasthan in-charge, travelled Anta and Kota on Monday and oversaw preparations for the prime minister's public meetings.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023 LIVE: CM Gehlot says BJP instigates people and leaves

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said, "We had passed a proposal in Raipur that a caste-based census should be done and we have issued directions also... They (BJP) are not debating on our achievements, passed laws or our guarantees. They are coming to Rajasthan and instigating people and leaving. The people have made up their minds and they will repeat the government... Let people decide who is wrong and who is right... They are not even talking about the issues of Rajasthan. They are making issues out of non-issues..."

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Telangana elections 2023 LIVE: Amit Shah accuses current Telangana govt of corruption

During his roadshow in Amit Shah Rangareddy, Telangana, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, "CM KCR's government is involved in scams worth crores of rupees and that's why BJP has decided to constitute a commission to probe such scams (if voted to power) and put those who committed these scams behind bars."

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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023 LIVE:  BJP President confident about winning seats in Rajasthan

While addressing the crowd in Udaipur, the president of the BJP, JP Nadda, said, "... Today the crowd of people here shows that the people of Rajasthan have made up their mind to make BJP win with a majority in the upcoming assembly."

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Telangana elections 2023 LIVE: Will do away with the four percent reservation for Muslims, says Shah

"We will do away with the four percent reservation for Muslims and we will give those to SCs. OBCs, and STs," Amit Shah said while campaigning at Jagtial. Shah also announced reservations for the Madiga community in the state under the SC category.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023 LIVE:  BJP increased gap between rich and poor, says Pilot 

"The Congress government - Sonia Gandhi and former PM Dr Manmohan Singh - provided employment under NREGA. It gave employment, provided education and protected the Adivasis. But what did the BJP do? The brought three black farm laws, did demonetisation and implemented GST. They are only increasing the gap between the poor and the rich," said Congress leader Sachin Pilot at a public rally in Kekri.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections LIVE:  PM controls everything from posts to airports, says Kharge 

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "controls" everything - from ports to airports - and he is working towards making people "slaves". Addressing a public meeting in Anupgarh in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan ahead of the November 25 assembly polls, Kharge said the Congress will work to address people's issues and concerns and deliver on the promises made to them.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023 LIVE:  Kota airport development issue takes off this poll season

With election campaigning in Rajasthan hitting a fever pitch, the demand for the development of an airport in Kota is also reaching a crescendo here, even as the Congress and the BJP blame each other for the project not moving towards fruition. The issue has made way to the campaign discourse especially in the Kota North seat where Rajasthan Chief Ministers Ashok Gehlot's trusted confidant Shanti Dhariwal is taking on Vasundhara Raje loyalist and BJP leader Prahlad Gunjal.

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Telangana elections 2023 LIVE: Parties of KCR, Owaisi and the Congress are run by families, says Shah

"Parties of KCR, Owaisi and the Congress party are all family-run parties. These are the 2G, 3G, 4G parties. These parties are run by the 2-Generations, 3-Generations, and 4-Generations of the same family," said Union Minister Amit Shah in Telangana. 

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Assembly Elections 2023 Live: Cash, liquor worth over Rs 1,760 crore seized in five poll-going states, says EC

The Election Commission said over Rs 1,760 crore worth of freebies, drugs, cash, liquor and precious metals aimed at inducing voters in the five poll-going states have been seized so far. The poll panel said the seizures made since polls were announced on October 9 are more than seven times (Rs 239.15 crore) those made in the previous assembly elections in these states in 2018.

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Rajasthan Assembly elections LIVE: What happened to Rajasthan in these five years, says Yogi

 "The Rajasthan where five years ago steps were taken and events were organised to make development reach every village, poor, farmers, youth and women in the leadership of Vasundhara Raje, what happened to that Rajasthan in these five years that it didn't remain number 1 in development, tourism, employment...It's now number 1 in crime..." said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi  Adityanath at Amber assembly constituency;.