New Delhi : Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani outside the Rajya Sabha after the days proceedings in the Parliament in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Shirish Shete(PTI2_26_2016_000183B)
New Delhi : Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani outside the Rajya Sabha after the days proceedings in the Parliament in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Shirish Shete(PTI2_26_2016_000183B)

New Delhi: Leaders from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) met Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani in Delhi today to discuss the current issues prevailing in the news cycle including the furore over Rohith Vemula and Kanhaiya Kumar.

The meeting was an internal workshop where several issues were discussed including strategies adopted by Left parties over the upcoming state assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala, Assam and union territory Puducherry.

The assembly elections in Assam for 126 assembly seats will be held in two phases. The first phase will be held on April 4 and the second phase on April 11.

In West Bengal, the polling for 294 assembly seats will be held in six phases starting from April 4 to May 5. The first phase would take place in two parts- April 4 and 11. The second phase polling will be held on April 17, third on April 21, fourth on April 15, fifth on April 30 and sixth on May 5.

In Kerala, voting for 140 assembly seats would be held in a single phase on May 16. In Tamil Nadu, voting for 234 assembly seats would also be held in a single phase on May 16. In Puducherry, voting for 30 assembly seats would also be held on May 16. The counting of votes in all the poll bound states will take place on May 19.

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