Rahul Gandhi to Hold Election Rallies in Karnataka Ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha Polls

Rahul Gandhi to address election rallies in Karnataka as Congress aims to challenge BJP's national dominance in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

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Rahul Gandhi to Hold Election Rallies in Karnataka Ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha Polls

Rahul Gandhi to Hold Election Rallies in Karnataka Ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha Polls

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to address two public election rallies in Karnataka on May 2, 2024, as part of the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The first rally will take place at 1 PM at the Freedom Park in Shivamogga district headquarters, followed by a second rally at 4:25 PM in Raichur district headquarters.

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Karnataka comes as the Congress party is expected to announce its candidates for the Amethi and Raebareli Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. However, reports suggest that Rahul Gandhi does not want any member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, including himself, to contest from these two traditional Congress strongholds.

Karnataka will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections, campaigns, today, amid, candidate on May 7, 2024. The state has 28 parliamentary constituencies and is seen as a key battleground between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress party. The last phase of the elections will be held on June 1, with the results to be announced on June 4.

Why this matters: The 2024 Lok Sabha elections will determine the next government of India and the prime minister. Rahul Gandhi's campaign in Karnataka is part of the Congress party's efforts to boost its prospects and challenge the BJP's dominance at the national level.

The Congress party is hoping to capitalize on anti-incumbency sentiment against the BJP government and make significant gains in the upcoming elections. Rahul Gandhi, as a key leader of the party, will be looking to connect with voters and rally support for Congress candidates in Karnataka and across the country.

Key Takeaways

  • Rahul Gandhi to address 2 public rallies in Karnataka on May 2, 2024 for Lok Sabha polls.
  • Congress may not field Nehru-Gandhi family members in traditional strongholds of Amethi, Raebareli.
  • Karnataka to vote in 3rd phase of Lok Sabha polls on May 7, 2024; a key battleground.
  • 2024 Lok Sabha elections will determine India's next government and PM.
  • Congress aims to capitalize on anti-incumbency against BJP and make gains nationwide.