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U’khand polls: Amit Shah to kick off BJP campaign with a mega rally in Dehradun

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Dehradun: Union home minister Amit Shah is all set to begin the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) election campaign in poll-bound Uttarakhand on Saturday with a planned mega rally in Dehradun, the capital of the hill state.

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Ahead of Amit Shah’s visit, the BJP’s state unit held a meeting at the party headquarters in Dehradun earlier this week to review preparations for the home minister’s rally, which is aiming to make it a massive one.

“This will be a massive rally where Amit Shah will address people and share his vision for the development of the state,” BJP state general secretary Kuldeep Kumar told Hindustan Times. “Lakhs of people and party workers will participate in the rally.”

“This will be a massive rally where Amit Shah will address people and share his vision for the development of the state,” BJP state general secretary Kuldeep Kumar told Hindustan Times. “Lakhs of people and party workers will participate in the rally.”

The BJP’s Uttarakhand unit has already been asking its leaders and workers to go to their respective areas and apprise others about Shah’s rally, encouraging people to participate in it in a big way.

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Notably, this is home minister Amit Shah’s second visit to Uttarakhand in recent times. On October 21, Shah conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in the Kumaon division of the state, while assuring the state government of “every possible assistance”.

Polls for the 70 member Uttarakhand assembly are scheduled to take place in early 2022. In the 2017 elections, the BJP secured 57 assembly seats, Congress won 11 seats and the rest of the seats were won by others.

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