New Delhi, Mar 10 : Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday urged the country to elect a government which will “transform India into a New India”.
He said the Election Commission has announced the date for the 2019 General Elections and the people should celebrate the festival of democracy.
“The poll bugle has been sounded for the 17th General Elections. The nation is ready to celebrate the festival of democracy. I urge the people of India to participate in this festival by electing a government which will transform India into a ‘New India’,” Rajnath tweeted.
Earlier in the day, the Elections Commission announced the polling schedule to the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Elections will be held in seven phases, from April 11 to May 19, and counting of votes will take place on May 23.