Candidates gearing up for elections
  • Efforts on to reconcile with opposing factions
  • Candidates inaugurate election offices

Indore: Elections are keeping pace in the city with most of the candidates trying to reconcile with the dissidents in their constituencies. Several election offices were inaugurated as well, while most of the candidates kicked off their campaigning for the Assembly elections.

Candidates gearing up for elections

In Indore- I, candidates of both the main parties— BJP and Congress— tried to strike a chord with ‘ rebel’ factions in their parties.

In Indore- III, candidates of both the parties tried to break ice with their opposing factions. However, BJP’s Gopi Neema, who was the main contender for the Assembly election, has been appointed as chief coordinator for the ensuing Assembly election in the constituency.

In Indore- IV, Congress candidate Suresh Minda inaugurated his election office and tried to reconcile his opponent, Surjit Chaddha who has already filed a nomination for the seat. However, sources claim that AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh has also asked Chaddha to reconsider his decision.

Chaddha is expected to withdraw nomination from the constituency to clear the way for Minda. In the same constituency, BJP candidate Malini Gaud’s election office was also inaugurated, on Sunday.

In Indore- V, most of the Congress leaders have reached a consensus on the name of Pankaj Sanghvi, while Chhote adav has been appointed as the incharge for election office.

On the other hand, BJP candidate Mahendra Hardia has nothing special to worry about within the party.

In Rau ( Indore- VI), BJP candidate Jitu Jirati tried to strike a chord with Madhu Verma of his party. It is noteworthy that Verma was also interested in getting a ticket from this constituency.

In Depalpur, Congress’ sitting MLA and candidate for the ensuing Assembly election Satyanarayan Patel tried to reconcile with Vishal Patel, who was also interested in getting a ticket from this constituency.

Sanghvi visits Khajrana

Congress candidate from Indore- V, Pankaj Sanghvi received warm welcome at Khajrana on Sunday. This was his maiden visit after getting ticket for the Assembly elections. Sangvi addressed youths of Ward 42 on the occasion and expressed confidence in winning the elections by a respectable margin.

His main office for the election would be inaugurated on Monday on Race Course Road in presence of former minister Rameshwar Patel. He would be campaigning on Monday in Ward no 28, areas like Kaji ki Chaal, Goma ki Phel, Pancham ki Phel, Rustam ka Bagicha and others.

Minda’s election office inaugurated

Congress candidate from Indore- IV, Suresh Minda’s election office was inaugurated on Sunday in presence of former IDA chairman Kripashankar Shukla, City Congress president Pramod Tandon, State Women Congress president Archana Jaiswal and others. Shukla in his address said that the Congress has endeavoured for development of the city, while Tandon appealed the Congressmen to defeat BJP candidate. Minda claimed that his clean image would do good to him. Election incharge Chhote adav conducted the programme. Minda kicked off his election campaign from Ward no 54 while on Monday, he would visit ward no 69 for a meeting.

Sudarshan Gupta kicks off campaign

BJP candidate from Indore- I, Sudarshan Gupta kicked off his election campaign from Ward 3. He visited Kalani Nagar, Krishnabaag Colony, Aradhana Nagar, Panchsheel Nagar and other places. He claimed that the BJP had launched over 150 schemes for the welfare of poor.

Gupta would campaign in Vyanktesh Nagar, Amrakunj, Shikshak Nagar, Suvidhi Nagar, Sukhdev Nagar and other places on Monday.

Usha Thakur begins canvassing

BJP candidate from Indore- III, Usha Thakur began her campaigning from Dutt Mandir premises in Rambagh, on Sunday. She met people in Sutar Gali, Jail Road, DRP Line, Railway Colony and other places.

She was all praise for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and recalled various achievement of the BJP regime in the State. Former MLA Gopikrishna Nema, Rajendra Shukla, other leaders and party members were present on the occasion.

Thakur would continue her campaign for the election on Monday as well in Rambagh. She would visit Narayanbagh, Pirgali, Martand Chowk, Tilakpath and other areas on the day.

Hardia visits Ganesh temple

BJP candidate from Constituency no 5, Mahendra Hardia began his day by taking blessings of Lord Ganesha at Khajrana temple. He began his canvassing in ward no 43 and moved on to meet people in Ganraj Nagar, Kailashpuri, Devpuri, Suraj Nagar Extension, Shriram Nagar, and other places. He claimed that the BJP had addressed main problems of the state and developed infrastructure here. He also claimed that previous Congress governments did not take initiative for the development of the state.

Manoj Patel begins canvassing

BJP candidate from Depalpur, Manoj Patel began his canvassing on Sunday. He was all praise for the BJP government’s “ Atal Jyoti ojana” that brought uninterrupted power supply to farmers.

He met people in Farkoda, Kai, Pitawali, Ambalia, Talavali and other areas. On Monday, he would continue his canvassing from village Agar and move on to Paladi, Ahirkhedi, Gangajalkhedi, Nauganva, Devrakhedi and other places.

Rajesh Sonkar meets people

BJP candidate from Sanver, Rajesh Sonkar began his canvassing from Mangalya Sadak. He moved to Sullakhedi, Kadwali Buzurg, Bisakhedi, Palasiya, Salotiya, and other places to meet people. He stated that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan is ‘ son of a farmer’ and he launched several beneficial schemes for the farmers. He criticized the Congress regime and praised the BJP government. Several leaders and party members were present during his visit.

Candidates gearing up for elections Malini Gaud, BJP candidate from constituency Indore- IV, meeting residents of Sindhi Colony on Sunday.

Mahendra Hardia, BJP candidate from constituency Indore- V, meeting people behind Mayur Hospital on Sunday. Usha Thakur, BJP candidate from constituency Indore- III, meeting people in Police Line, on Sunday.

Ramesh Mandola, BJP candidate from constituency Indore- II, inaugurated his election office in presence of several leaders on Sunday. Pankaj Sanghvi, Congress candidate from constituency Indore- V, began canvassing on Sunday.

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