Former Delhi chief minister and the head of the Congress unit in the national capital, Sheila Dikshit, has made a startling admission in an interview with CNN-News18.
The Congress has chose to field Nana Patole, former BJP MP who quit the party in 2018 protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of functioning, against Gadkari from the Nagpur constituency.
Calling "Gully Boy" stars Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan and Vicky Kaushal his friends, Modi said "many youngsters admire you" and "It is time to tell them: Apna Time Aa Gaya Hai and that it is time to turn up with high Josh to a voting centre near you".
The SP and the BSP recently forged an alliance on 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state. This is the second list of Congress nominees for Uttar Pradesh. However, he did not clarify the exact allegations on the basis of which the party complained to the electoral monitor.
The 1952 elections were won by the Congress
Congress has sought to deflate the BJP's advantage over the clash with Pakistan, questioning the potency of the strikes.
A BJP delegation led by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday met Election Commission officials, urging them to take action against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by making "unverified" allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The BSP has also tied up with different parties in Punjab and Haryana. Adding that he needed to learn that foreign policy was not run on Twitter, Prasad said Gandhi must look at his party's history vis-à-vis China.
From April 11, India would vote to elect members of its 17th Lok Sabha. Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha and Sikkim will also be held simultaneously, the Election Commission (EC) said.
In UP, Mayawati's alliance with the SP in 1993 and Congress in 1996 was limited to the Assembly elections.