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Several BJP, NDA Leaders To Attend PM Modi's Nomination Filing From Varanasi

11:26 AM May 14, 2024 IST | 8PM News Desk
several bjp  nda leaders to attend pm modi s nomination filing from varanasi

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): Several leaders belonging to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will attend the nomination filing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said, "We are the world's largest democracy. We are the mother of democracies. And our leader is filing his nomination form to be re-elected. And for the BJP and the NDA".

Speaking about the PM's nomination, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said, "We are attending the nomination filing of PM Modi... It is a matter of pride for us as he is the most popular leader in the world..."

PM Modi the sitting MP and BJP's candidate will file his nomination papers from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat for the 2024 general elections, from where he has secured wins with large margins for the past two consecutive terms.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri told ANI that India is the mother of democracies.

"We are the world's largest democracy. We are the mother of democracies. And our leader is filing his nomination form to be re-elected. And for the BJP and the NDA allies to come back with record numbers...," Puri said.

RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary said, "This is a special moment for the people of Varanasi. We will all be present during his nomination process. Best wishes to him. It (400 paar) will be completed with the blessings of the people..."
PM Modi is seeking a third term and hoping for a record margin.

Voting in Varanasi will be held on June 1 in the seventh and last phase of the Lok Sabha polls.
Varanasi is the stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party and PM Modi. He won the seat twice- the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Congress has pitted Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi. This is the third time Ajay Rai will face PM Modi in the Lok Sabha contest.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi won the seat with over 6,74,664 votes and commanded a vote share of 63.6 per cent. In 2014, PM Modi contested two Lok Sabha seats- from Gujarat's Vadodara and Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

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