India, April 7 -- By addressing over two dozen rallies spread across four states - West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala - and the Union territory of Puducherry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an impetus to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s election campaign and showed yet again why he remains the party's most important political campaigner, irrespective of the nature of the polls.

Since the elections were announced, spread over eight phases in West Bengal, three in Assam and a single phase in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry - only five phases in Bengal remain while the rest concluded on April 6 - the PM addressed 25 rallies as per the data collated by his office. Out of this, the PM has addressed 11 rallies in Bengal, seven in...