Today is the last day for withdrawal of candidature for assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. The single-phase polling will be held in these states and Union Territories on 6th April. Today is also the last date for withdrawal of candidature for the third phase of assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam. While assembly elections in West Bengal will be held in eight phases, Assam will witness three phase polling.
Campaigning has intensified in all poll bound states and Union Territories. In Assam, the star campaigners of various political parties are criss crossing the state to woo the voters. Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister, Amit Shah will hold a series of election rallies in Assam today. BJP President, JP Nadda is also likely to hold rallies in Dibrugarh, Zorhat and Biswanath today.
Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is likely to visit Puducherry for campaigning. He is expected to hold the road show. In Puducherry, 382 nominations were found valid after scrutiny. In Tamil Nadu, a total of 4469 nominations were found valid, while 2700 were rejected following scrutiny. The final list of candidates for 234 assembly constituencies will be released today.