Modi to campaign in J&K on Nov 22, address rally in Kishtwar
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JAMMU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP candidates in Jammu and Kashmir later this month.
He is likely to address a public rally in Kishtwar district on November 22, a senior BJP leader said.
Kishtwar district is part of Chenab valley, where six Assembly constituencies go to polls in the first phase of elections on November 25 along with 9 other constituencies of Kashmir and Ladakh regions.
Congress had bagged five out of the 6 seats from Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban district of Chenab valley, which is home turf of senior Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Chenab valley is part of Udhampur Lok Sabha seat which was bagged by MoS PMO Jitendra Singh, who defeated Azad by over 60,000 votes in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
This will be the fourth visit of Modi to Jammu and Kashmir after taking over as the Prime Minister of country.