PM Modi, Shah, 10 cabinet ministers, 3 CMs to canvass for BJP in Jammu

PM Modi, Shah, 10 cabinet ministers, 3 CMs to canvass for BJP in Jammu
File Photo of BJP's J&K chief Ravinder Raina

BJP president Amit Shah will address two election rallies in Jammu in the next week, state party president Ravinder Raina said Saturday.

"Shah will first address an election rally inSunderbani (Rajouri) and later in Udhampur on April 3," Raina toldreporters here.

On March 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had addressed an election rally at Akhnoor near here.

A BJP spokesman said Modi is likely to address another rallyin Kathua district, part of Udhampur constituency, in the second week of April.

Besides Modi and Shah, union ministers Rajnath Singh,NitinGadkari, ArunJaitley, SushmaSwaraj, NirmalaSitharaman, Uma Bharti,SmritiIrani, Jagat Prakash Nadda, ThawarchandGehlot, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, UttarPradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath, Haryana Chief MinisterManoharLalKhattar and Himchal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur are likelyto address election rallies in Jammu region, the spokesman said.

The party is fielding incumbent MP Jugal Kishore for JammuLokSabha seat, which is spread across Jammu, Samba, Rajouri and Poonchdistricts and Union Minister Jitendra Singh is seeking re-election fromUdhampur parliamentary constituency.

The other star campaigners of the party scheduled to visit the state in the coming days include Mathura MP HemaMalini, national spokesperson Syed ShahnawazHussain, general secretary (organisation) Ram Lal, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, general secretary Ram Madhav, national vice-president and in-charge Jammu and Kashmir AvinashRai Khanna, he said.

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