Jaipur, October 13: Ahead of Rajasthan assembly elections, state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday asserted that everything is smooth in the Congress party.
“Everything is smooth in the Congress party. People across the villages are saying that there’s no anti-incumbency and there is not a wave against the government…The people in Rajasthan are welcoming all the schemes…Rajasthan is the first government that does not have a wave against the government…” CM Gehlot said.
“Congress will start its campaign ‘Kaam Kiya Dil se, Congress Sarkar Phir se’ from October 16. We will begin it from the centre’s broken promise on ERCP (Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project) … We will start in 12 districts from October 16… We will do meetings in every district where at least one lakh people will come…” Dotasra said.
Jhalawar, Baran, Kota, Bundi, Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli, Alwar, Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Ajmer, Tonk and Dholpur will be part of the Congress’ poll campaign in eastern Rajasthan.
The Election Commission of India on Wednesday changed the poll dates of Rajasthan Assembly elections from November 23 to November 25. The counting of votes will take place on 3 December. Earlier on Monday, the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly polls in Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana.