Advani to flag off Madhya Pradesh chief minister’s rally

August 27th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal, Aug 27 (IANS) L.K. Advani, the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will flag off Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s public rally Thursday aimed at launching the party’s election campaign in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.BJP state President Narendra Singh Tomar, who inspected the venue of the public meeting at Ujjain Wednesday, said: “The state polls are due in November this year. Several works related to development and public welfare were done in past four-and-a-half years regime of the BJP in Madhya Pradesh.”

The rally, called “Janashirwad Yatra”, Tomar said, “is being organised to maintain direct dialogue with people of the state.

“The rally will help people in knowing different fields in which the state is excelling, and seek their blessing to form next government in the State,” Tomar told IANS over phone.

State BJP vice president Anil Madhav Dave said the chariot for the chief minister’s rally, brought from Chhattisgarh, has reached Ujjain.

“The vehicle has a lift which may raise three persons to the roof to address public meetings. Drawing room, bathroom, television set and modern music system have also been provided in the vehicle,” he said.

“The party’s poll manifesto is expected to be released by Sep 15 and the list of candidates would be announced much before the Election Commission decides on the tentative dates. The party may not necessarily wait for the gazette notification for issuing the candidates’ list,” said Tomar.

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