This would be Modi's 8th rally in the state after his anointment as the prime ministerial candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Party's first phase of campaigning for Lok Sabha election would come to an end with this Lucknow rally.
BJP's first phase of campaigning will come to an end with Lucknow rally
Modi's right hand Amit Shah, who is also the BJP general secretary and Uttar Pradesh in-charge, inspected the rally venue on Saturday evening and claimed that the 'Vijay Shankhnaad Rally' would have a "historic turnout". The party claims that 5 lakh people will attend the rally today.
BJP president Rajnath Singh and other senior leaders would also address the Vijay Sankalp rally in the city where Modi would be the central attraction.
The party has made elaborate arrangements to bring BJP supporters to the venue. 29 special trains, 4,500 buses, 25,000 cars-jeeps and 50,000 motorcycles have been hired by the BJP for the purpose.