TIL Desk/National/Chandigarh/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally in Punjab’s Gurdaspur town on Thursday as part of the BJP’s campaign to hold 100 rallies ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Modi’s rally will kickstart the election campaign for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab.
The Prime Minister will address the rally at the PUDA ground in Gurdaspur, around 225 km from here. The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat was won by the Congress in a by-election in October 2017. Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar represents Gurdaspur in the Lok Sabha.
“We have made elaborate arrangements for the public rally. Prime Minister Modi has taken a number of steps for the benefit of Punjabis and Sikhs. It is going to be a mega rally in Gurdaspur,” BJP Punjab unit president and Rajya Sabha MP Shwet Malik said.