As poll campaign for second phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ends on Monday, political rivals Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Lucknow.
During the poll campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah championed the cause of BJP. Both Modi and Shah slammed Congress and Samajwadi Party, saying that Congress ran a campaign against the SP government and wondered as to what happened overnight that they were embracing each other now.
On the other hand, Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance charge was spear-headed by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi, besides other leaders of the respective parties.
Akhilesh and Rahul harped on the theme of demonetisation, saying Modi’s note ban decision had caused immense hardship to those living in rural areas.