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MC Election Highlights Today January 29: BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal joins SAD in Punjab

Take a quick look at all the major updates on upcoming assembly elections in five states -- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

January 29, 2022 / 10:52 PM IST
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Punjab Polls | BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal joins SAD

Senior BJP leader and former Punjab minister Madan Mohan Mittal on January 29 joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

EC bans exist polls for UP assembly election

The Election Commission has banned all exit polls pertaining to the coming Assembly elections from 7.00 am on February 10 to 6.30 pm on March 7.

In a statement issued here on Saturday, UP's Chief Electoral Officer Ajay Kumar Shukla said that conducting the exit polls, its publication in print or electronic media or its publicity has been banned from 7.00 am on February 10 to 6.30 pm on March 7. Any person who violates the order will be punished with a two-year jail term or fine or both.

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Punjab Polls | Punjab Lok Congress releases a list of 7 candidates for  upcoming polls

The Punjab Lok Congress on January 29 released a list of 7 candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Punjab Polls | Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East; dares Amarinder, Bikram Majith

Filing nomination from the Amritsar East seat, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday dared his bte noir Amarinder Singh to leave Patiala and take on him.

He also challenged Shiromani Akali Dal's Bikram Singh Majithia to fight only from the Amritsar East seat and leave the Majitha assembly constituency. Apart from the Majitha seat, Majithia, a former Punjab minister, has also entered the fray from Amritsar East from where Sidhu is seeking re-election.

UP Polls | AIMIM to contest in 100 seats under Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on January 29 said that his party will contest in 100 seats under the Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha.

Also, he added that all parties under Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha have decided that Babu Singh Kushwaha will be their convenor. If the union wins, Kushwaha will be their CM for first 2.5 years and remaining 2.5 years they will have Dalit CM; 3 Deputy CMs-one from Muslim community and 2 from backward communities.

Goa Polls | TMC leader Luizinho Faleiro promises to provide 50% reservation to women in local bodies

Goa TMC leader Luizinho Faleiro on January 29 promised that if the party is voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls, they will provide 50 percent reservation to women in local bodies.

He said, "Goa, which used to be a cradle of peace, has become capital of crime & prostitution. BJP Govt has taken us to a situation that Goa has never seen."

AAP's CM face Bhagwant Mann files nomination from Dhuri

AAP's chief ministerial face Bhagwant Mann on January 29 filed his nomination papers from Dhuri assembly segment, saying he expects that people of this constituency will ensure victory for him with the biggest margin in Punjab. Mann was accompanied by his mother during the filing of nomination papers. Mann was accompanied by his mother during the filing of nomination papers.

It is the time for writing history for the Dhuri assembly segment, Mann told the reporters. "I expect that the people of Dhuri will make this seat victorious with the biggest margin in Punjab," he said. "I expect that the people of Dhuri will make this seat victorious with the biggest margin in Punjab," he said. (PTI)

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Punjab Congress president, has filed his nomination from Amritsar East constituency for the upcoming polls.

Images shared by news agency ANI show Sidhu submitting his nomination papers along with his supporters at the election commission office.

AAP CM face Bhagwant Mann to file nomination today

AAP chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann to file nomination from Dhuri Assembly Constituency today.

PM Modi will address the first virtual rally for UP on January 31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his virtual rallies for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections with his first address on January 31.

SP-RLD to hold joint pressers

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary will hold joint-pressers in Ghaziabad and Hapur at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm respectively, reported Republic.



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