Ward 7 by-election: Door-to-door visits perk up campaigning
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Throughout the day, political parties wooed voters through door-to-door campaigning and rallies took place in ward 7 where by-elections are scheduled to take place on September 15. With just a few days left for the election, the political parties have their teams in place to campaign in different areas of the ward.
The day started with door-to-door campaigning. Teams have been made at the booth level that reach out to the residents to seek votes. While the candidates of the respective parties tour some areas, the remaining are managed by the teams of party workers. Instead of making any promises, the door-to-door campaign focuses more on making the party's presence felt by interacting with the voters. In the evening rallies were held where senior leaders of the party participated.
The by-elections are being held after the death of the BJP councillor Laxmi Devi. The party has fielded her daughter-in-law Bindu Rani. A sympathy wave is expected to be in her favour. Her father-in-law Mam Chand Rana, a former sarpanch of the village is campaigning for her.
Bindu Rani campaigned in Maloya village, Gwala Colony and Kumhar Colony. President of the party Sanjay Tandon sought votes for her stating that their candidate would ensure overall development of the area.
Congress candidate Poonam Sharma also went door-to-dofrom door to door, promising development of the ward if she was elected. The Congress is claiming that decisions taken for villages and colonies under its rule have proven to be beneficial. A rally was also held in the evening.
BSP held public meetings in different places where senior leaders of the party campaigned for the candidate Seema Yadav. Addressing the gathering, Yadav assured that she would ensure cleanliness of the ward and get work done that the previous councillors could not do.
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