Campaigning for first phase of Gujarat assembly polls to end today

With just one day left for campaigning to end for first phase of Gujarat assembly polls, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.

Addressing a public meeting in Netrang yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, his government works for the welfare of the tribals. He said, the education of girls in Gujarat, and especially tribal girls, has improved.

Mr Modi declared that his government has decided that 40 million households will be provided free electricity connections. The Prime Minister said his government is a government for the poor.

Earlier, addressing public meetings in Dhandhuka and Dahod, Mr Modi said, BJP government in Gujarat has succeeded in tackling corruption in the state.
On the other hand, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said that 39 percent of the children in Gujarat are malnourished. In a tweet, Mr Gandhi said the state faces crisis of doctors and cost of healthcare facilities is very high. He also raised concerns on the number of infant deaths in the state.