List of Politics Events on February-1998

3- February-1998 The BJP releases its election manifesto promising to make India a nuclear state; build a Ram temple at Ayodha and work for a uniform civil code.
11- February-1998 Prof. Anil Kumar Baruah, CPI(ML) candidate for the Dibrugarh Lok Sabha seat, is shot dead by suspected ULFA militants at Neharani.
11- February-1998 The Punjab police unearth a plot to kill Prime Minister I. K. Gujral, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, and Congress(I) leader Sonia Gandhi by a pro-Khalistan militant group.
14- February-1998 13 bomb blasts take place in Coimbatore an hour before the BJP president Advani was to address a campaign meeting; 52 people killed.
17- February-1998 Re-poll is ordered in 599 polling stations spread over nine states, following reports of largescale booth capturing. The Election Commission is to probe malpractices in Madhepura, Baghpat and Patna.
21- February-1998 Romesh Bhandari, U.P. Governor, dismisses the Kalyan Singh Government and inducts an 18-member ministry headed by Jagadambika Pal of the Loktantrik Congress Party. BJP moves the Allahabad High Court. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, A. B. Vajpayee, goes on a "fast-unto-death".
26- February-1998 Kalyan Singh wins the ''composite floor test'' in the Assembly, securing 225 votes against the 196 got by Jagadambika Pal.
28- February-1998 The third and final phase of polling is held in 131 Lok Sabha constituencies in 10 States and one Union Territory.