Rahul Gandhi resumes election campaign with visits to Mangaluru, Udupi

Ahead of his visit to Uchila, Congress candidate Vinay Kumar Sorake announced that Rahul Gandhi would be meeting with local fishermen on Thursday

Rahul Gandhi
To gather insights into the challenges and difficulties faced by local fishermen, Rahul Gandhi had a meeting with them in the Uchila district I Photo: Screengrab

Rahul Gandhi delivered a speech at a rally in Mangaluru on Thursday (April 27). Earlier, AICC general secretary K C Venugopal spoke to reporters, stating that the people of Karnataka have decisively elected the Congress to power with an overwhelming majority. He also asserted that the BJP’s mismanagement during the past four years has left them in a dire state.

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Vinay Kumar Sorake, a Congress candidate from Udupi, had announced that Rahul Gandhi would be meeting with fishermen in Uchila on Thursday. The meeting was held in the Shalini G Shanker Auditorium located at the Uchila Mahalakshmi temple.

Rahul Gandhi met with local fishermen in the Uchila district to gain insight into their difficulties and challenges. He also announced various schemes for fishermen and their families if the Congress came to power.

Meanwhile, according to BJP sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to participate in the BJP’s energetic political campaign in Udupi on May 4th.

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On March 29th, the Chief Election Commissioner, Rajiv Kumar, announced the election schedule for the 224-member Karnataka Legislative Assembly. The state’s elections are set to take place on May 10th, with the vote count commencing on May 13th. The Karnataka Assembly elections will see voting for 224 members and results will be announced three days later on May 13th.