Numerous mega rallies and road shows are scheduled for today and tomorrow in Karnataka prior to the conclusion of the election campaign on Monday. Today morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a 26-kilometer-long road show in Bengaluru and speak at two public rallies in Badami and Haveri.
This evening, Congress senior leader Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Hubballi for the first time in the Karnataka election. On this occasion, her son Rahul Gandhi and Congress National President Mallikarjuna Kharge will be present. Today, Rahul Gandhi will also speak at two public events in Belagavi.
Today, the state president of the Congress, D K Shivakumar, will campaign in Hassan, Mandya, and Ramanagara. Today, JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda will release his party’s Bengaluru municipal manifesto. On this occasion, party state President C M Ibrahim will be present.
Bengaluru roadshow by PM Modi
Yesterday, Aam Aadmi Party State President Prithvi Reddy released the party’s manifesto in Bengaluru. It promises to allocate more funds to the education and health sectors and to initiate state-wide development initiatives.
According to an AIR correspondent, Bengaluru is all set for the prime minister’s mega road show today. It will begin at Someshwara Sabha Bhavan in J P Nagar, proceed through Jayanagar, Bull Temple road in Basavanagudi, Sirsi circle near Mysore Road, touch Magadi junction near Prasanna theatre, pass by Havanuru junction in Basaveshwara nagar, and end in the afternoon at Gokak movement park in Malleshwaram.
Sonia Gandhi campaigning at Hubballi
The police department has instructed the public to avoid these roads between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. due to the Prime Minister’s road display.
However, the authorities have been instructed to prioritize the passage of ambulances.
Bengaluru has 28 constituencies, and the Prime Minister will visit 17 of them today and tomorrow. In Bengaluru, the BJP currently holds 15 MLA seats, Congress 12 seats, and JD(S) one seat.