Modi in Kerala on April 12, 18; BJP state leaders demand Wayanad visit
Thiruvananthapuram: National leaders of BJP including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Kerala to campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.
Modi will address poll meetings at Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram on 12 and 18 respectively. The state chapter has demanded the PM to visit Wayanad, said BJP leader M T Ramesh at a press meet here.
The PM is coming to Kerala following the arrival of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
On Thursday, Rahul Gandhi had come to Wayanad to file his nominations papers. Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi also took part in a road show after the filing of nomination papers. This has prompted the BJP state leadership to demand Modi’s visit to Kerala for election campaign.
On Thursday, news agencies had reported that around 10 national leaders of the BJP would come to Kerala for poll campaigns. It is learned that union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Smriti Irani would visit Kerala for poll campaigns.