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Smriti props up ‘labharthis’, local connect to woo voters | India News – Times of India

‘Amethi ki janata ne 2019 mein ek naya itihas racha tha. Is baar usi itihas ko dohrana hai (People of Amethi had scripted history in 2019. It is time to repeat it)’. This is how Union minister and BJP’s candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency Smriti Irani reminds voters how they helped her push Rahul Gandhi out of the Congress turf.For the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Irani got a psychological edge when the Bharatiya Janata Party named her in the first list as its candidate from Lok Sabha constituency, prompting her to roll out her poll campaign even before the election schedule could be announced.Losing no time, in Feb, Irani performed ‘grih pravesh’ of her house that she got constructed in Amethi and swiftly went into election mode, often daring Rahul to contest from Amethi. The Con...

Rallying cry for INDIA & against ‘dictators’ — Kejriwal & Mann beat poll war drum at Delhi roadshow

New Delhi: Following his release from Tihar jail Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal swiftly assumed control of the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) election campaign. On Saturday, after visits temples in Delhi and holding a press conference, he ended the day on a high with a roadshow through Delhi’s Mehrauli and Krishna Nagar with Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann by his side.Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 21 March in a money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi liquor policy. Kejriwal was granted interim bail till 1 June by the Supreme Court to campaign in the Lok Sabha polls. Delhi will vote on all seven Parliamentary seats on 25 May. In his impassioned eight-minute speech during the roadshow, Kejriwal unleashed a barrage of criticism again...