Congress manifesto speaks Pakistan's stand on Kashmir: PM Modi in Maharashtra rally

India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday wondered whether people of Israel and India feel outraged at how far their respective leaders will go to win elections.

The party shared a screenshot of one of points in the party manifesto, which reads: "Women's security will be given more priority".

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Maharashtra said the Prime Minister and Shiv Sena president are likely to hold at least two more joint rallies in Maharashtra during the campaign, including on 26 April in Mumbai.

The BJP promised a capital investment of 100 trillion Indian rupees ($1.44 trillion) on infrastructure by 2024, to help create jobs for the millions of youth entering the workforce every year.

Modi's BJP has consistently advocated ending Kashmir's special constitutional status, which prevents non-residents from buying property in Indian-administered Kashmir, arguing that such laws have hindered its integration with the rest of the country.

Assembly elections are also scheduled on Thursday in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and The hectic campaign saw the BJP and the Congress top brass, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Rahul Gandhi addressing big rallies over the past fortnight.

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He said that the Modi government had sanctioned Rs16,500 crore for various schemes in the state during the last five years.

Prime Minister Khan did appear to offer India an olive branch, saying that Islamabad was determined to dismantle all Pakistan-based militias in the country and that the government had full support from Pakistan's powerful army for the programme.

"Perhaps if the BJP - a right-wing party - wins, some kind of settlement in Kashmir could be reached", Khan told a small group of foreign journalists in an interview.

Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, the leader of a left party in Kashmir, warned of "disastrous and unimaginable repercussions". Votes will be counted on May 23.

While the BJP raised the issue of "nationalism", highlighting the airstrikes against terror targets in Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, the Congress flagged the Rafale deal to mobilise public opinion against the Modi government.

The BJP pledged to simplify the goods and services tax, which disrupted businesses and hurt growth when Modi introduced it in 2017.

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