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J&K polls: PM Modi to campaign in Jammu tomorrow

IANS November 27, 2014 13:29 IST
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Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.

Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu region.

"Like the Kishtwar election rally, we are expecting record a attendance of BJP supporters at these rallies tomorrow (Friday)," a party source said.

More than 40,000 people came to hear Modi in the mountainous Kishtwar town on November 22 before the first phase of assembly elections on November 25.

The second phase of polling will take place on December 2.

Surankote, Mendhar and Poonch Haveli constituencies in Poonch district, Ramnagar, Chenani and Udhampur in Udhampur district and Gulabgarh, Reasi, and Gool Arnas in Reasi district are going to poll.

In the Kashmir Valley, the constituencies going to poll include Devsar, Noorabad, Homeshalibugh and Kulgam in Kulgam district and Handwara, Kupwara, Karnah, Lolab and Langate in Kupwara district.

An unprecedented 70 per cent voter turnout was witnessed in the first phase of elections.