Ahead of third phase of polling in Assam, Union Agriculture Minister and BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar confidently said BJP is 'leading' in Assam, and will perform good in the last phase too. "There might be people who do not want to vote for BJP, but no one is seen talking bad about BJP and BJP...
Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) an annex hospital of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) witnessed a surge in consultation as the number of coronavirus cases rise in the state. "The government of Assam is ready with hospitals for the admission of the COVID patients. Initially, patients were admitted at Kalapahar hospital and subsequently will also start giving admissions to COVID positive patients as per the instructions of the higher authorities. We have 62 beds", says Dr Anupal Sharma, Additional Superintendent, MMCH.MMCH is one of the leading hospitals in the state which is an apex hospital of Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH).
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a pot shot at BJP by saying that wherever the party and its ideologue RSS go, hatred starts to intensify there. He said, "People of Assam say their history and culture are being attacked. Tamil Nadu and Bengal are facing the same thing." The fifth phase of assembly polls will be held in West Bengal on April 17.
The Assamese New Year -Rongali Bihu, also known as Bohag Bihu began from April 14. Assam Government decided to allow celebrations this year, but with restrictions in public places. The festival will last for seven days and they are known as Chot Bihu, Goru Bihu Manuh Bihu, Kutum Bihu, Senehi Bihu, Mela Bihu and Chera Bihu Rongali or Bohag Bihu begins in mid-April and celebrations continue for several weeks, mainly concentrated on cultural functions. The Assam Government decided to allow Bihu celebrations with strict adherence to COVID appropriate behavior in public places.
As five states of India is undergoing assembly elections, BJP chief JP Nadda said the party is confident of gaining power. He added that signals from West Bengal clearly states that BJP is walking towards victory. "In Tamil Nadu, under the leadership of AIADMK we are forming the government. The signals in the two phases of West Bengal clearly have shown that BJP is heading towards victory," said BJP's JP Nadda in Chennai. He added, "In Assam, we are retaining the government of NDA along with UPPL and AGP. In Puducherry also we are making a clear way of formation of the government. In Kerala, we will be a formidable force."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 02 said that BJP and its alliance understands national interest and regional aspirations. He asserted that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is the believers in the federal structure of India. "I would urge my sisters and brothers of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry to bless NDA in the upcoming polls," he said.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that high voter turnout and emerging trends indicate that BJP will get a clear majority in West Bengal and NDA will once again succeed in Assam with BJP getting more seats. “High voter turnout in the first phase of West Bengal elections makes it clear that BJP is going to achieve great success in each phase of polls. The trends show that BJP will form the government with a clear majority,” said Rajnath. "Our government has a splendid track record on development and good governance. I believe that the seats of BJP will increase and NDA will succeed in this election in Assam," he added. Voting for first phase in Assam and West Bengal was conducted on March 27. Watch the full video for more.
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