Narendra Modi kickstarts election campaign in Karnataka
Karnataka elections are round the corner. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to start his campaigning in the state for the BJP.
He will address 15 rallies in five districts across Karnataka. He will be in the state until 8 May and will address three rallies a day.
PM Modi first addressed a campaign at Chamrajnagar on Tuesday, then took a chopper to Udupi, and finally ended his first day of campaign at Chikkodi in Belgavi district.
Karnataka is currently ruled by the Congress This is the second largest state after Punjab to be still under the control of the Congress. Hence, winning here will be a major victory for the BJP.
The BJP was being constantly criticised by Congress party because Narendra Modi had been missing during the election campaign. They had even said that Modi is scared of losing in Karnataka, hence the decision to stay away.
The state elections will be on 12 May and results will be announced on 15 May. Security is tight across the state of Karnataka.
The BJP is hoping that Narendra Modi’s popularity and charisma will help in winning the elections in Karnataka this time.