NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address a public rally on Wednesday at Mayanagar Bazar in Gosainganj, located at 25 kilometres away from Ayodhya, following the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 voting coming up on May 6.
Modi is expected to avoid visiting the disputed Ram temple site in the city, situated in the in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
The Mayanagar area falls under Ayodhya district but electorally in the Ambedkar Nagar Lok Sabha seat.
This is Modi’s first visit to the district in the last five years since becoming the prime minister.
The fifth phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 will be held across 51 constituencies in seven states on May 6 with a final counting of votes taking place on May 23.
Meanwhile, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday cleared Modi for his speech criticising Congress president Rahul Gandhi for contesting from Wayanad.
On April 1, Modi, while addressing a rally in Maharashtra’s Wardha had said the opposition party was scared to field its leaders from constituencies where the majority dominates.