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Electioneering gains momentum in poll-bound MP, Mizoram

Campaigning for assembly elections continues in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, with star campaigners of major parties canvassing for their candidates. Assembly elections in the two states will be held on Wednesday.

In Madhya Pradesh, political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are addressing rallies in the state on Saturday.

Addressing a public meeting in Mandsaur, the Prime Minister said, it has been 15 years since the state comprehensively rejected the Congress. He said, Madhya Pradesh has seen unparalleled growth under the BJP rule.

Earlier, addressing a rally in Chhatarpur, Mr Modi accused the Congress of ignoring development in Bundelkhand. He said several efforts are being made towards water conservation and ensuring that farmers of Bundelkhand region get water. He said Madhya Pradesh has moved beyond corruption, casteism and nepotism.

On the other hand, speaking at a rally in Damoh, Rahul Gandhi accused Mr Modi of being silent on his government’s alleged failure to do anything substantial for farmers and the poor in the past four-and-a-half years. Mr Gandhi also addressed a rally in Tikamgarh.

Amit Shah addressed a rally in Bhind. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Minister Uma Bharti, Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Sindhia and Kamal Nath and Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav are campaigning in the state for their party candidates.

In Mizoram, leaders of all major parties, including Central Ministers, are campaigning across the state to woo voters.

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