New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 23 (IECurrentAffairs) Campaigning for November 28 elections to the 40-member Mizoram assembly by major parties has intensified.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Mizoram on Friday for election campaign in the Congress-ruled state on Friday.
“Lunglei in Mizoram getting ready to welcome PM Modi tomorrow for a BJP election rally. PM
will address a rally in Lunglei and meet with various NGO and civil society leaders at Aizawl tomorrow,” BJP general secretary Ram Madhav tweeted.
Prime Minister Modi had last visited the northeastern state in December 2017 and had dedicated 60 Mega-Watt Tuirial Hydro-power Project.
The BJP is contesting 39 seats out of 40 assembly constituencies in the state – where Congress is in
power for last 10 years since 2008.
The real contest this year is expected between Congress and MNF led by former Chief Minister Zoramthanga. Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) is a coalition of smaller regional parties which is also expected to put up a stiff fight.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and BJP national president Amit Shah have already campaigned
in the state.