BJP Banking on Magic For Victory in Gujarat Polls
New Delhi, October 30:In a bid to woo voters ahead of Gujarat Assembly elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to call around 50 magicians from Maharashtra to campaign for it in the poll-bound state.
Talking to Dainik Bhaskar, magician S Lal from Nagpur, said that they organise magic shows during the election campaign in Assembly, Lok Sabha and Municipal polls. “For Gujarat polls, development will be the main theme. We will aware voters about the development and ask them to vote for the BJP through our shows,” Lal informed Bhaskar. (Also Read: Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Congress, Patidar Leaders To Meet to Discuss Reservation Today)
He added that special magic shows will be organised where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders will address public gatherings. “After South Gujarat and Saurashtra, we will organise shows in Central Gujarat from December 8,” Lal said.
Meanwhile, war of words escalated between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress over allegations levelled by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, linking Congress leader Ahmed Patel to an alleged Islamic State terrorist. Earlier on October 25, the Gujarat anti-terrorism squad (ATS) arrested two suspected ISIS operatives Kasim Timberwala and Aabed Mirza. One of the nabbed terrorists Kasim was employed with a hospital, associated with Patel, as a technician.
Assembly elections in Gujarat will be held on two phases December 9 for 89 assembly seats and December 14 for 93 seats. Results will be announced for all the 182 seats on December 18 along with Himachal Pradesh polls