People in Chhattisgarh’s Balod district will be able to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election rally on Saturday.
It will be Modi’s maiden rally in Chhattisgarh since the Lok Sabha election dates were announced last month. Polling for 11 seats in the State is scheduled in three phases- on April 11, 18 and 23.
“The PM will address a public meeting in Hathaud village near Balod district headquarters around 2 pm on Saturday,” a BJP state spokesperson said.
Modi will arrive at Balod from Sonepur town in Odisha, he added.
Preparation for the programme has been done and it will be attended by people from four Lok Sabha constituencies- Kanker (ST), Durg, Mahasamund and Rajnandgaon, the BJP leader said.
BJP’s candidates on these seats Mohan Mandavi (Kanker), Chunnilal Sahu (Mahasamund), Santosh Pandey (Rajnandgaon) and Vijay Baghel (Durg) will be present on the occasion, he added.
After the rally, PM Modi will reach Raipur, from where he will leave for Maharashtra, he added.