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Elections 2022: PM Modi to address rally in Punjab on Feb 14; likely in Jalandhar

By Jasleen Kaur -- February 09, 2022 1:05 pm -- Updated:February 09, 2022 1:18 pm

Mohali, February 9: Ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Punjab to address a rally on February 14, though the venue is not confirmed yet.  Sources, however, said the venue was Jalandhar. On the other hand, his virtual rally scheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled.

Notably, this will be Modi's first after after the 'security breach' issue in Punjab's Ferozepur on last month. The Assembly elections 2022 in the state are scheduled for  February 20 and the results will be announced on March 10.

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Elections 2022: PM Modi to address rally in Punjab on Feb 14; venue not decided yet .

Notably, on January 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Ferozepur in Punjab was cut short amid major "security lapse". Owing to road blockade by some protesters, PM Modi remained stranded on a flyover for 20 minutes. He was scheduled to address a rally and inaugurate several development projects in Ferozepur.

However, the road blockade prompted Prime Minister Narendra to return to the Bathinda airport to further head towards New Delhi. However, on the day of the Ferozepur rally on January 5, PM Narendra Modi cancelled his visit and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) cited a 'security breach' as the reason and sought a report from the Punjab Government.

On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Punjab Police and security agencies had made all preparations to ensure the safety of PM Modi. He said PM’s security and other Central agencies were in the state for the last four-five days to review security for PM Modi’s visit to Ferozepur.

Elections 2022: PM Modi to address rally in Punjab on Feb 14; venue not decided yet .

Amid all these concerns, the BJP is now making all efforts to put in place all security arrangements ahead of PM Modi's visit.

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Elections 2022: PM Modi to address rally in Punjab on Feb 14; venue not decided yet

-PTC News

 

 

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