Although the stadium in which PM Modi has to hold rallies, and public meeting. The permission for the rally has not been received from the state government for that. The reason given by the election officer for not holding the rally at the stadium was that since the construction work was going on there, it was not right to hold the rally on such a large scale.
New Delhi: Assembly elections are to be held in Meghalaya on 27 February. Veteran campaigners of various parties are holding rallies and public meetings before the elections. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also going to Meghalaya to hold a rally on 24 February. Although the stadium in which PM Modi has to hold rallies, and public meetings. The permission for the rally has not been received from the state government for that. The reason given by the election officer for not holding the rally at the stadium was that since the construction work is going on there, it is not right to hold the rally on such a large scale.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to campaign for his party in Shillong and Tura on February 24 in connection with the election campaign to be held in the state on February 27. However, the Meghalaya government has denied permission for PM Modi's rally at the PA Sangma Stadium in Tura.
The state sports department, which comes under the Meghalaya government, denied permission for the rally at the stadium in Dakshin Tura, the home constituency of Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, saying that the construction work is going on here and for security reasons, the venue has been allotted to the PM. Not suitable for rally.
BJP fiercely attacked the Meghalaya government
Here, the Bharatiya Janata Party has fiercely attacked the ruling party of the state for not being given a place for the rally. The BJP said that the National People's Party (NPP) government in the state along with the Trinamool Congress and other opposition parties wanted to stop the BJP wave and hence was taking such steps.
The BJP has raised the question that the non-availability of a stadium for the rally even after its inauguration shows the intention with which the opposition is working. BJP National General Secretary Rituraj Sinha said that two months after the inauguration of the stadium, the government describes it as incomplete and unavailable for the rally, it is surprising.
District Election Officer Swapnil Tembe said, “The sports department has informed the BJP that holding such a large gathering at the stadium would not be appropriate as construction work is still going on there. In such a situation, the goods kept there can be dangerous in terms of security.
Center gave 90% money for the stadium where rally is not allowed
The Narendra Modi government at the Center has given 90 percent of the money for the construction of this stadium. It has cost Rs 127 crore to build it. This stadium was inaugurated only on December 16 last year. It was inaugurated by Chief Minister Sangma.