Ahead of 2019 General Elections, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to address 50 rallies across India by February 2019. Each rally will be designed in a manner to cover two to three Lok Sabha Constituencies. The rallies will be the preparing ground for the General Election campaign.
According to a report by the Press Trust of India (PTI), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah and senior party members Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari are also set to address 50 rallies each.
Modi will also address rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh where elections are scheduled to be held later this year. The plan is to cover more than 400 constituencies through 200 rallies before the dates of the General Elections are declared.
The Rally in Malout, Punjab organised by the Shiromani Akali Dal was one of the first rallies Modi addressed with an eye on the elections. Another rally with the farmers is planned at Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
The rallies are an exercise designed to bring BJP into the election mode and establish a stage for the campaign.