With the filing of nominations for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections ending on Tuesday, electioneering has gained its momentum.
Star campaigners of all the political parties will begin their campaigns for the polls in an attempt to attract as many votes as possible. Parties such as Congress, BJP are pitching their best foot forward in order to come to power.
BJP staying a step ahead has already decided on the dates of visit of their star campaigners. The national party president, Amit Shah is set to address campaign rally in Assam on March 28. Shah will address two gatherings at Kakojan in Jorhat and Misa in Nagaon.
On the other hand, India’s ‘Chowkidar’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two election campaigns at Gohpur in Biswanath and Moran in Dibrugarh on March 30.
From AICC, general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to visit Assam in April for the poll campaign.
Along with Priyanka, party president Rahul Gandhi, former party president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh also feature in the list of Congress’ star campaigners to woo voters in Assam.
However, the national party is yet to finalise the schedule for its star campaigners visits.
Other campaigners representing the party for the two phases of LS polls are Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Harish Rawat, Ripun Bora, Tarun Gogoi, Debabrata Saikia, Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Nadeem Javid, Keshab Chand Yadav, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Dr Mukul Sangma, Okram Ibobi Singh, Dr Bhumidhar Barman, Nagma Moraji, Imran Kidwai, Mohd Azharuddin, Rana Goswami, Bhupen Bora, Bhubaneswar Kalita, Santius Kujur, Ranee Narah, Gaurav Gogoi, Sushmita Dev, Rakibul Hussain, Rekibuddin Ahmed, Rupjyoti Kurmi, Kamrul Islam Choudhury, Bolin Kuli, Dwijen Sarma, Bishnu Prasad, Paban Singh Ghatowar, Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha, Siddique Ahmed and Pradyut Bordoloi.
BJP’s alliance party Asom Gana Parishad will put forth Atul Bora, Keshab Mahanta, AIUDF Chief Badruddin Ajmal, BPF President Hagrama Mahilary to campaign for their party candidates.
It may be noted that voting for the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls will be held on April 11, while voting for the second phase is scheduled for April 18.