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Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: PM Modi likely to address 10 public meetings in poll-bound state

The prime minister is likely to hold rallies in Alwar, Bhilwara, Beneshwar Dham on November 25, he said. Modi is also expected to hold a public meeting in Kota on November 26.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 26, 2018 12:37 IST ]

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Just as the assembly election in Rajasthan is approaching, a BJP leader told PTI on Thursday that PM Modi is expected to address at least 10 public meetings from November 25 to December 4 in the poll-bound state. 

He said prime minister is likely to hold rallies in Alwar, Bhilwara, Beneshwar Dham on November 25. Modi is also expected to hold a public meeting in Kota on November 26.

The prime minister may go to Nagaur and Bharatpur on November 28 and Jodhpur on December 3, the BJP leader said, adding that three public meetings are also likely to organised in Hanumangarh, Sikar and Jaipur on December 4. 

Assembly elections in Rajasthan are scheduled to be held in single phase on December 7, 2018. In the last elections in 2013, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won a majority in the 200-seat Rajasthan Assembly. 

Results for Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018 will be declared on December 11 along with results of Assembly elections in four other states - Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram.

The tenure of Rajasthan Assembly ends on January 20, 2019.

The last date for filing of nominations is November 19 and scrutiny of nominations will be on November 20, 2018. 

Last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 22, 2018. 

Voting will take place on December 7 and counting of votes is scheduled for December 11, 2018.

As per the Election Commission, the election process must be completed before December 13, 2018.

While the main contest in Rajasthan is between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and other smaller parties are also eyeing a good share of seats.

There are 34 SC and 25 ST seats out of the total 200 seats in Rajasthan Assembly.

(With PTI inputs)

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