Varanasi,UP, May 13 : The political slugfest and the vitriolic campaign would enter the last phase of polling in the temple city where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking re-election.
BJP chief Amit Shah will be arriving here on Monday to oversee election preparedness. According to sources, Mr Shah will be arriving here late evening, after addressing two election rallies at Rajarhat and Jadavpur in West Bengal.
Besides holding party meetings, he is likely to address a media conference here. Pulling up sleeves for the polls, Congress party is organising a roadshow for general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra here on May 15. To ensure success of the roadshow, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi has deputed one of her aides to chalk out strategies with local workers here.
Congress has fielded Ajay Rai in the prestigious contest against the Prime Minister. Samajwadi and BSP are organising a rally here on May 16. Shalini Yadav is contesting here on Samajwadi Party ticket.Voting in Varanasi will take place with 12 other constituencies in eastern Uttar Pradesh. (UNI)