Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Gujarat on November 22. He will visit Gujarat during the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra Congress party break.
Elections are scheduled to be held in Gujarat in two phases, on December 1 and 5. Votes will be counted on December 8.
The former speaker of the National Assembly has faced criticism from the BJP for not campaigning in Himachal Pradesh, where Parliamentary elections were held yesterday.
With the elections in Himachal now over, Parliament is focusing on Gujarat. Over the next few weeks, several campaigns by prominent party leaders are scheduled to be poll-limited.
Meanwhile, Parliament has announced the sixth list of candidates for the Gujarat polls. With the release of this latest list, the party has now declared candidates for 142 seats in the state.
Congress announced the first list on November 4, in which 43 candidates were named. A second list of 46 candidates was announced on November 10. The list of seven candidates was announced on Friday. However, a substitute for a previously named candidate.
The opposition parliament and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are seeking to end the BJP’s 27-year rule in Gujarat.