Updated May 22nd, 2024 at 00:16 IST

PM Modi Addresses Rally in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

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PM Modi Addresses Rally in Bihar's Maharajganj | Image: ANI
12: 14 IST, May 22nd 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be speaking at an election rally in Dwarka in New Delhi tomorrow (May 21). A traffic advisory has been released by the Delhi Traffic Police for tomorrow. Read more here.

11: 57 IST, May 21st 2024

The voter turnout for Phase 5 of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 stood at 62.19 per cent. 


10: 14 IST, May 21st 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday recalled Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's “Boys will be boys” remark and slammed the party over law and order when it was in power in Uttar Pradesh. Addressing a women's conference in his Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, PM Modi claimed that there was "Jungle raj" during the Samajwadi Party rule in Uttar Pradesh and women found it difficult to step out of their homes. The "SP people" used to shamelessly say boys make mistakes, Modi said in an apparent reference to Yadav's controversial remark made a decade back while opposing capital punishment for rape.

Boys will be boys, they make "mistakes", the SP founder had then said. "Let SP's boys make a mistake now," PM Modi said, adding that the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath government will deal with them in a manner that they would not have imagined.


8: 34 IST, May 21st 2024

"Aam Aadmi Party has deep relations with anti-national forces. Even in the Punjab elections, there was an allegation that he (Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal) had received funding from terrorists. Arvind Kejriwal has not yet given any answer on this. These are examples of urban Naxalism...We will get more than 400 seats...,'' said BJP President JP Nadda in a roadshow in Delhi today from Jaat Chaupal to Palam Railway Station.

8: 33 IST, May 21st 2024

BJP President JP Nadda held a roadshow in Delhi today from Jaat Chaupal to Palam Railway Station.

8: 08 IST, May 21st 2024

"The Shehzada of Congress (Rahu Gandhi) goes abroad to insult India. On what agenda are these INDI alliance people fighting the election? Their agenda is to reinstate Article 370 in Kashmir. Their agenda is to cancel the CAA. Their agenda is to repeal the stringent laws against corruption. Will you vote for them to do all this?" questioned PM Modi in Prayagraj at an election rally.


8: 34 IST, May 21st 2024

"Prayagraj is a land of penance. It is the land of the grandeur of the Kumbh. The blessings of Tirthraj Prayag, mean the blessings of the entire world," said PM Modi in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh today. "The people here do not live under pressure from anyone. Nor do they live in fear of anyone. The vitality I have seen in the people of Prayagraj is rarely found. And this is the temperament of today's India as well," added PM Modi.


4: 10 IST, May 21st 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh this afternoon.

3: 58 IST, May 21st 2024

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday in Sambalpur, Odisha that the BJP has bagged 310 seats after the completion of five phases of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, and urged the people of the state to vote to free the state from “Babu-raj”. He urged the people to allow the BJP to form the government at the Centre and also in Odisha.

3: 53 IST, May 21st 2024

The mayoral polls in Delhi continue to remain in limbo, even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose signature was awaited for holding the elections, has been out on an interim bail for nearly 11 days. The sources at the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said the file to seek Lt Governor V K Saxena's approval for the appointment of the presiding officer is yet to move from the municipal secretary's office.


2: 51 IST, May 21st 2024

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took a swipe at Odisha CM Naveen. He said, "This assembly election is an election of Odisha's pride. Can a Tamil rule Odisha? Can a Tamil Babu run Odisha? I assure you, if you form a BJP government, a young Chief Minister from Odisha, a Chief Minister who speaks Odia, will rule here. Naveen Babu left Odisha behind in 25 years. 25 lakh people of Odisha still do not have a house, 26 lakh people still do not have drinking water in their homes...If you form a BJP government, the BJP government will provide a house and drinking water to every person in 2 years."

2: 49 IST, May 21st 2024

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday addressed a rally in Jharkhand's Bokaro ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. He said, "India is continuously becoming richer than before. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru used to say that if his government is formed, he will eradicate poverty. Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh also used to say the same thing, you can check the statistics to see how much poverty they eradicated. They only talked about eradicating poverty but did nothing. But in 9 years, PM Modi has brought 25 crore people out of poverty."

2: 42 IST, May 21st 2024

On Tuesday, May 21, a clash erupted among people present at the Samajwadi Party's supremo Akhilesh Yadav's rally. 

2: 19 IST, May 21st 2024

On Tuesday, MC, and BJP workers clash during Agnimitra Paul's roadshow in Medinipur.  Agnimitra Paul is the BJP's candidate from the constituency.

2: 18 IST, May 21st 2024

The Election Commission of India strongly censures Abhijit Gangopadhyay, BJP’s Tamluk candidate for his derogatory remarks against West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and debars him from campaigning for 24 hours starting from 17.00 hrs of 21st May.

The ECI also strictly warned Abhijit to remain careful in his public utterances during the currency of the Model Code of Conduct.

1: 36 IST, May 21st 2024

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Jagbir Singh Brar joined the BJP in Delhi on Tuesday. 

"I am influenced by the politics of Modi ji. I want that BJP's blessings remain with Punjab, PM's blessings remain with Punjab and the state continues to develop," said Singh.


1: 01 IST, May 21st 2024

Addressing a rally in Maharajganj, Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "For your future & the future of your children Viksit Bihar & Viksit Bharat has to be made."

11: 42 IST, May 21st 2024

Speaking at a press conference in East Champaran, PM Modi said, “In the fifth phase, the INDI alliance has been completely defeated. India of the 21st Century cannot move forward with the sins of the INDI alliance. And that is why in every election the public is strongly attacking parties like Congress and RJD. On June 4, there will be an attack on corruption, politics of appeasement, tukde tukde gang.”

He added, "Those who are born with a silver spoon do not know what hard work is. I have heard that someone here is saying that after June 4, Modi will have bed rest but I pray to God that there should not be a bed rest in the life of any citizen of the country. Every citizen of the country should be full of energy but what else can be expected from the successor of Jungle Raj? These people have no issue in this election except abusing Modi."


11: 16 IST, May 21st 2024

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday, May 21, held a press conference at 11 am.

Speaking at the conference, Kejriwal said, "Yesterday Amit Shah ji came to Delhi and less than 500 people were present in his public meeting. After coming to Delhi, he started abusing the people of the country and said that the supporters of Aam Aadmi Party are Pakistani."

"I want to ask him, the people of Delhi have formed our government by giving us 62 seats, a 56% vote share, are the people of Delhi Pakistani? The people of Punjab have given us 92 seats out of 117 seats, are the people of Punjab Pakistanis? The people of Gujarat, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh and in many parts of the country gave us love and trust, are all the people of this country Pakistani?"

Furthermore, he said "PM Modi has chosen you as his successor. You became so proud of this that you started abusing and threatening people. You have not become PM yet and you have become so arrogant. For your information, let me tell you that you are not becoming the PM, because people are not forming the BJP government on June 4."



11: 00 IST, May 21st 2024

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday held a roadshow in Haryana's Rohtak ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to show support for BJP's fielded candidate MP Arvind Sharma from this seat. Congress has fielded Deepender Singh Hooda. Haryana will vote on May 25. 

10: 49 IST, May 21st 2024

Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak said, "BJP is winning in all 80 seats in the state. After the 5th phase of the election, we can say that BJP is getting all the seats so far...Congress is derailed and it is going to lose in Raebareli too.

Further, when asked about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, he said "Arvind Kejriwal has been completely exposed. His double character has been exposed... The people of the country and Delhi will never forgive him. The incident that took place with Swati Maliwal is condemnable. The accused should be punished."

10: 45 IST, May 21st 2024

Aam Aadmi Party launches 'Jail ka Jawab Vote Se' signature campaign against the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi started the signature campaign from Karol Bagh metro station.

10: 45 IST, May 21st 2024

The Mumbai Police said that a 62-year-old polling booth agent of Shiv Sena (UBT), Manohar Nalge was found dead inside the toilet of a polling booth in Mumbai's Worli area.

Officials added that Mumbai's NM Joshi Marg police took possession of the body and sent it for post-mortem.

For now, a case has been registered ADR. Further investigation is underway.

9: 26 IST, May 21st 2024

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to former Union Minister and MP Jayant Sinha for "not taking any interest in organisational work and election campaigning" and asked him to reply within 2 days.

"You are not taking any interest in organisational work and election campaigning ever since the party declared Manish Jaiswal as the candidate from the Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat. You did not even feel the need to exercise your vote. The party's image has been maligned because of your conduct," reads the notice.

9: 12 IST, May 21st 2024

On West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly, Numal Momin said, "The misgovernance, misrule of Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal will pave the way for the BJP to win 28 to 35 seats in West Bengal. So automatically after this election, leaders of TMC will run away from the party. Then naturally it will collapse after this election..." 

9: 11 IST, May 21st 2024

Claiming that INDI alliance are totally "discredited and dejected", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed gratitude to all those who voted in the 5th phase of 2024 elections and said that the people of India have decided that they want a strong National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre.

8: 16 IST, May 21st 2024

Indicating implementation of the One Nation, One Election and Uniform Civil Code plans if he returns to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said his government fulfils promises made in the BJP's election manifesto.

8: 15 IST, May 21st 2024

The Election Commission on Monday removed Paschim Medinipur SP Dhritiman Sarkar from his post. The poll panel also asked the authorities concerned to transfer the SP to a "non-election related post with immediate effect", an official said.

“Sarkar has been removed from the post of SP of Paschim Medinipur district. He will not be on any election-related duty,” he said.

8: 13 IST, May 21st 2024

PM Modi on Tuesday will campaign in Bihar's Siwan and East Champaran. 

Published May 21st, 2024 at 08:14 IST