Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a public rally in Uttar Pardesh’s Bahraich through mobile phone as he was unable to land in the area due to foggy weather.
The parivartan rally is part of Bhartiya Janta Party’s campaign for the next Uttar Pradesh assembly elections due in 2017.
Bahraich is a traditional bastion of the Bhartiya Janta Party.
As it happened
3:25pm: For Uttar Pradesh to progress, poverty and Goondaism have to be removed: PM
3:15pm: You must have seen that the Govt is behind people who have stashed black money; Govt committed to empower poor: PM Modi
3:12pm: PM Modi addresses Parivartan rally in Bahraich (UP) via phone call after his helicopter was unable to land in Bahraich due to foggy weather
3:10pm: Parivartan Rally in Bahraich, UP: Unable to land PM Narendra Modi to address Parivartan Rally in Bahraich through phone
PM will try to come again when schedule and weather allows. He will address you on the phone: Keshav Prasad Maurya pic.twitter.com/xgRIm4PIzK— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 11, 2016
PM Modi's helicopter unable to land in Bahraich due to foggy weather: Keshav Prasad Maurya pic.twitter.com/od7xwQJWod— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 11, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a Parivartan Rally of BJP in Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) today, preparations underway. pic.twitter.com/0O2Porw3cj— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 11, 2016
#PM Modi expected to address the rally at 2:00pm