Guwahati, March 14, 2019
Setting the stage for a high-voltage election-rhetoric, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are scheduled to visit Manipur in days to come.
Rahul is expected to visit Imphal on March 20th, 2019. On the other hand, the ruling Manipur BJP unit has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poll campaign on March 30th, 2019. BJP president Amit Shah is expected to visit the state on April 9th, 2019.
Union ministers including Nirmala Sitharaman are also likely to attend the poll campaign in the State, as per reports. Manipur will go to polls on April 11th, 2019 and April 18th, 2019.
Congress Legislature Party leader Okram Ibobi and Congress Working Committee member Gaikhangam are expected to meet the AICC leaders for finalising the party candidates for the Lok Sabha polls. On the other hand, 16 candidates, including some prominent politicians, are seeking the BJP ticket for the Inner Manipur Parliamentary constituency.