In Kerala, Amit Shah, BJP President who was supposed to start campaigning tour for the assembly elections that are going to held on May 16 has been canceled due to illness.
In Thiruvananthapuram, he was scheduled to arrive at the airport in the morning in order to attend meeting with the party workers and 3 public gatherings, but all of this has been canceled due to his illness.
In Thiruvananthapuram, he was supposed to attend 2 meetings and 1 in the in Kollam district’s Kottarakara.
For the last 30 years, Kerala has been ruled alternately by Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) and CPI(M) headed Left Democratic Front (LDF) and in the state assembly, BJP has not yet opened its account and is going to launch an intense battle in the state in order to make it presence felt.
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6 public meetings, that are going to start on 6th of May by the first meeting in Palakkad is expected to be addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Arun Jaitley, Union Finance Minister, released BJP-led NDA’s 10-point vision document for the state said that it came out as an alternative to the UDF and LDF.
BJP has tied up with Bharat Dharma Jana Sangam, a political party started by Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam, an organization of the backward Ezhava community led by Vellapally Natesan.
BJP has put on 97 candidates for the 140 assembly constituencies, while BDJS has 37, and remaining are left to smaller parties.