PM Modi to launch BJP campaign in Jammu and Kashmir today

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to launch the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Lok Sabha election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

According to the officials, PM Modi will arrive at around 4.30pm.

Modi is likely to reach the rally venue at around 5 pm and after the 55-minute public address and meetings with senior party functionaries, he will return to New Delhi, an official said.

The BJP has fielded sitting MPs Jitendra Singh and Jugal Kishore Sharma from Udhampur and Jammu parliamentary constituencies respectively.

Elections to the Udhampur seat is scheduled on April 11 and for Jammu will be held on April 18.