Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s star campaigner, is scheduled to launch the party’s Lok Sabha election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
Officials said Modi is scheduled to arrive in Jammu by an Indian Air Force special aircraft at around 4.30pm and then take a chopper to Doomi-Akhnoor, some 25 kilometers from here, to address a campaign rally.
“Prime Minister is likely to reach the rally venue at around
Modi’s Jammu visit will be his last election function of the day after the scheduled campaign rallies in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and Rudrapur in Uttarakhand.
The BJP has fielded sitting MPs Jugal Kishore Sharma and Jitendra Singh, who
The seats are due for polling in the first two phases.