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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Odisha to have double-engine govt for first time, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a roadshow in Odisha's Puri on Monday for the Lok Sabha Elections. He addressed an election rally in Dhenkanal where he said that the state will have the double-engine government for the first time.

Edited By: Ashesh Mallick @asheshmallick07 Puri Updated on: May 28, 2024 14:00 IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (May 20) held a roadshow in Odisha's Puri for the ongoing Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in the state. He led the roadshow from Marichkote square to Medical square on Grand Road in Puri. The PM was accompanied by state BJP president Manmohan Samal, the party’s MP candidate Sambit Patra and Puri MLA nominee Jayanta Sarangi. Thousands of people lined up on both sides of the barricaded stretch on Grand Road, waving at the prime minister, holding the lotus symbol.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Jagannath temple in Puri on Monday morning. Elaborate security arrangements were in place for the roadshow, police said.

PM Modi addresses rally in Dhenkanal

The Prime Minister addressed an election rally in Dhenkanal.

He said that the BJP will form a double-engine government in the state for the first time.

"'Ghar-ghar se ek hi awaaj aa rahi hai - Odisha me pehli baar double engine ki sarkar'... Today the entire Odisha is thinking that they have given 25 years to the BJD govt but what they have got in these years?..." he said.

The second phase of polling for five Lok Sabha constituencies and 35 assembly seats in Odisha began amid tight security on Monday.

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