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Hyderabad Civic Polls: Amit Shah to campaign for BJP on Sunday

Hyderabad Civic Polls: Amit Shah to campaign for BJP on Sunday

Hyderabad, Nov 28 (UNI) Union Minister for Home Amit Shah will participate in a roadshow in Secunderabad on Sunday, the last day of the election campaign for the upcoming GHMC elections.
Campaigning for the GHMC elections will end by 6 pm on November 29 in the entire GHMC where the elections are notified, Secretary, Telangana State Election Commission (TSEC), M Ashok Kumar said on Saturday
The party, attempting to wrestle the municipal power from the TRS, has actively campaigned in the city ahead of the polls slated for December 1.
Mr Shah, who is arriving at Begumpet Airport at around 1000 hours , will greet the party workers , outside the airport before leaving for Bhagyalaxmi temple in the old city by road.
After offering prayers at the temple, the Union Minister will participate in the election 1.3 kms road show as part of his campaigning from Varasguda Chourasta to Hanuman temple, Sithaphalmandi in Secunderabad.
Before leaving for Hyderabad airport, he would discuss with the state leaders at the party office in Nampally.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath,who was in the city to participate in the election campaign, held a roadshow in Malkajgiri area of Hyderabad on Saturday evening.
BJP National President JP Nadda on Friday held a roadshow appealing to the people to ensure a massive victory for the BJP in the upcoming Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election.
In his campaign from Nagole to Kothapet cross road, Nadda claimed that the heavy turnout of the people at the road shows despite rain was an indication to the 'end' of the KCR rule and assumption of power by the BJP.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar had recently released a “charge sheet” against the TRS government, while his ministerial colleague Smriti Irani targeted AIMIM and accused the party of enrolling illegal immigrants in Telangana’s voter list.
She also charged that the AIMIM and TRS are working in tandem to give illegal immigrants a place in the voter’s list.
The GHMC elections will be held on December 1 and results will be declared on December 4.
Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar had earlier said that action will be taken against provocative speeches that can lead to communal disturbances.

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