India Politics Highlights| LS polls performance in Jharkhand gives us confidence of forming govt in state, says Assam CM

Chhagan Bhujbal's next move will be keenly observed by the Maha Yuti (NDA) and Maha Vikas Aghadi, and there is curiosity over what steps he takes in the coming days. Bhujbal reportedly wants a caste census and is also unhappy over being denied a Lok Sabha ticket. Meanwhile, Maharashtra BJP’s core committee will meet Amit Shah today to discuss Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ proposal to move back to organisational work. PM Modi addressed Varanasi for the first time since coming to power. At the rally he released the 17th instalment of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana and gave Rs 20,000 crore as part of income support scheme for over 9.26 crore farmers. On the other hand, Rahul Gandhi has resigned from Wayanad seat. Piyush Goyal emphasized that there will be no change in Maharashtra leadership. Assam CM addressed the media after Jharkhand BJP meet and said, LS poll performance has given the confidence of forming government in state. That's all for today! Thanks for staying with us. Stay tuned to DH to track the latest political updates. Goodnight!
Last Updated : 18 June 2024, 17:15 IST

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Due to our performance in LS polls in Jharkhand, we are confident we will form government in state, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

After the conclusion of Jharkhand core meeting, chaired by Amit Shah and J P Nadda, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma addressed the media.

During his address he said," "We all know that Assembly elections will be held in Jharkhand in November. Therefore, BJP chief (J P Nadda), Union Home Minister (Amit Shah) and party leader B L Santosh held a meeting to prepare our strategy for the next five months.

"Due to our performance in Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand, our team is confident that we will form the government in the state"

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'There will be no change (in leadership),' says Piyush Goyal

While addressing the media, Union Minister Piyush Goyal dismissed rumours regarding a change in leadership saying "There will be no change."

Soon after the Lok Sabha result, Devendra Fadnavis offered to step down as the deputy chief minister which gave way to rumours that there will be a change.

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Rahul Gandhi resigns from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat

Yesterday, Rahul Gandhi announced that he is giving up the Wayanad seat and has in turn chosen Raebareli. His sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will make her electoral debut in Wayanad.

16:0618 Jun 2024

The difference between Mahayuti and MVA is just 0.3% so we discussed in detail where we lost votes, says Devendra Fadnavis 

After attending a meeting chaired by Amit Shah and J P Nadda, Fadnavis addressed the media and said, "Today the Maharashtra core team had a meeting with the central leadership. We especially discussed the results seen in Maharashtra. The difference between Mahayuti and MVA is just 0.3% so we discussed in detail where we lost votes, where we faced problems, and the corrective actions that need to be taken.

"In addition, we discussed the blueprint for our strategy ahead of the Vidhan Sabha elections in Maharashtra. Soon we will prepare our roadmap for the Vidhan Sabha elections with our NDA partners."

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Amit Shah chairs Jharkhand BJP core group meeting

A separate meeting of Maharashtra BJP core group was also held at the party headquarters earlier in the evening. Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was present there.

Published 18 June 2024, 02:43 IST

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