As the campaigning in Telangana enters the final phase, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other top BJP leaders will address election rallies in the state on Sunday. Adityanath will speak at four rallies, including two in Greater Hyderabad while BJP president Amit Shah and central minister Nitin Gadkari will also campaign for the party.
Adityanath, one of the star campaigners of BJP, will address public meetings at Tandur, Sangareddy, Boduppal and Goshamahal. Raja Singh, a BJP MLA who has repeatedly been booked for hate speech and inciting violence by the police, is the sitting MLA from Goshamahal.
Visiting Telangana for the third time in a week, Amit Shah is scheduled to speak at rallies at Narayanpet, Amangal and Kamareddy constituencies. He will also participate in road show in Greater Hyderabad Sunday evening.
Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari will address election rallies in Secunderabad and Uppal constituencies in Greater Hyderabad. According to state BJP leaders, he will also address meetings at Kollapur and Surapet.
Central ministers Jual Oram and Parshottam Rupala and BJP general secretary Muralidhar Rao will also campaign for the party on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing an election rally in Hyderabad on Monday.
Elections to Telangana Assembly are scheduled on December 7. The BJP is contesting all 119 seats on its own.
Earlier this week, intensifying the BJP's campaign for the elections, BJP President Amit Shah conducted a road show in Hyderabad. Standing in an open top jeep, Amit Shah waved to people as a long convoy of vehicles passed through various areas in Musheerabad constituency in the heart of the city.
BJP's Telangana unit President K. Laxman, who is seeking re-election from Musheerabad, Secunderabad MP Bandaru Dattatreya, scores of BJP leaders and activists accompanied Amit Shah.
Earlier, addressing an election rally in Adilabad town, the BJP leader said Telangana had surplus budget but TRS government plunged the state into Rs 2.5 lakh crore debts.
Shah alleged that KCR was so scared of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) that he stopped celebrating Telangana Liberation Day. "If voted to power, BJP will celebrate the day on a grand scale."
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