Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh Campaign for BJP in Jharkhand's 4th Phase Lok Sabha Elections

Union Home Minister Amit Shah campaigns for BJP candidates in Jharkhand, criticizing the opposition alliance and highlighting the Central Government's welfare initiatives. Shah addresses an election rally in Khunti, accusing the Congress of corruption and questioning India's sovereignty over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh Campaign for BJP in Jharkhand's 4th Phase Lok Sabha Elections

Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh Campaign for BJP in Jharkhand's 4th Phase Lok Sabha Elections

As the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections approaches on May 13, 2024, campaigning has intensified in Jharkhand, with top leaders from various political parties making their final push to woo voters. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh have been actively campaigning for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates, criticizing the opposition alliance and highlighting the Central Government'swelfare initiatives.

Why this matters: The outcome of these elections will have significant implications for the political landscape of Jharkhand and the nation as a whole, potentially influencing the direction of national policies and governance. Furthermore, the campaign rhetoric and issues highlighted by top leaders like Amit Shah may set the tone for future political debates and policy decisions.

On Friday, Amit Shah addressed an election rally in Khunti, where he slammed the Congress party and its allies for their alleged involvement in corruption and for questioning India's sovereignty over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). "Every inch of PoK belongs to India and no external force can lay claim to it," Shah asserted, citing the unanimous resolution passed in Parliament affirming PoK as an integral part of India.

The Home Minister accused the Congress of perpetuating corruption and hindering development during its tenure, citing instances of alleged scams in Jharkhand. He pledged to reclaim every, returned funds and restore them to the people, accusing the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Congress of engaging in divisive "vote-bank politics" and obstructing initiatives like the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

Shah highlighted the BJP's efforts in combating Maoist insurgency and promoting tribal welfare, crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ushering in a new era of development in Jharkhand. He emphasized the government's commitment to honoring tribal icons like Birsa Munda and enhancing welfare measures for tribal communities.

The BJP leader urged voters to support the party's candidate and Union Minister Arjun Munda in the upcoming elections, underscoring the party's vision for inclusive growth and national security. Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to address an election rally in Simaria, Chatra parliamentary constituency, on the last day of campaigning.

As the departure of polling parties to polling stations begins, the stage is set for a fierce electoral battle in Jharkhand'sfourth phaseLok Sabha elections. With four seats up for grabs, the BJP faces a strong challenge from the opposition alliance led by the JMM and Congress. The outcome of these elections will have significant implications for the political landscape of Jharkhand and the nation as a whole.