Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are part of Bhartiya Janata Party's list of 40 star campaigners for the first phase of Assam Assembly elections.
BJP National President JP Nadda, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will also campaign for the party, along with several other union ministers and BJP chief ministers.
Polling for the 126-member Assam assembly will be held on March 27, April 1 and April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
BJP has announced the first list of 71 candidates for Phase-I and Phase-II Assam Assembly Elections 2021. Of the 71 candidates, the party has given tickets to 11 new candidates. It has also fielded candidates on seats that were earlier held by its allies Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and former partner Bodoland Peoples' Front (BDF).