The South Asian Times

20 March 2019 19:41 PM

Rahul to campaign in Chhattisgarh from Thursday


New Delhi, May 16: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will on Thursday visit Chhattisgarh to launch his party's campaign ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled to be held by the end of this year.

A party statement said Gandhi will attend a 'Jan Swaraj' sammelan at Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in Raipur on May 17.

On the same day, he will attend a 'Kisan-Adivasi rally' at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Surguja district, followed by a Jungle Satyagraha Adivasi Rally in Bilaspur district.

In the 2013 Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, the BJP won 49 seats and the Congress 39 in the 90-member Assembly.

Update: 16 May, 2018