Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources said Modi will address rallies in Kathua district and Jammu city. "PM Modi's first rally will be held at Mandi in Billawar constituency and the second at MA Stadium in Jammu City," a party source said.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is also scheduled to address two election rallies in the Jammu region on Tuesday. Twenty constituencies in Rajouri, Jammu and Kathua districts go to polls on Saturday in the fifth and final phase of state assembly elections.



In the fourth and penultimate phase of Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections in 18 constituencies, the voters defied separatists' boycott call and chilly weather and came out in good numbers on Sunday to record a 49 percent turnout  

"An estimated 49 percent of over 14.73 lakh voters exercised their franchise in the penultimate phase of the five-phased assembly elections," Chief Electoral Officer Umang Narula told reporters.

The counting of votes will be held on December 23.

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