Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Posted: Dec 11, 2018
"The party is seriously considering giving candidature to Madhuri Dixit in the 2019 general elections. We think the Pune Lok Sabha constituency will be better for her," he said.
"The party is in the process of finalising the list of probables for several Lok Sabha seats and Dixit's name has been shortlisted for the Pune Lok Sabha constituency...she is being seriously considered for it," the leader said.
The 51-year-old actor has featured in many Bollywood films, including "Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!", "Dil To Pagal Hai", "Saajan" and "Devdas".In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had snatched the Pune Lok Sabha seat from the Congress, with Anil Shirole winning by a margin of over three lakh votes. On the plans to field the actor, a senior BJP functionary said, "Such tactics were implemented by Narendra Modi in Gujarat when he became the chief minister for the first time. He changed all the candidates in local bodies election and the party reaped benefits of that decision." Lok Sabha Election"As fresh faces were introduced, there was nothing to criticise them with. It left the opposition shocked and the BJP won maximum seats and retained power," he said. According to the leader, a similar experiment was also successfully carried out in Delhi local bodies polls in 2017, where all the sitting councillors were denied tickets. The BJP won the seats and retained the control, he said.who will win 2019 election in indiaThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always been deleting "unfavourable" voters' names from the electoral list in order to win the polls, alleged the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday.
With an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the saffron party is doing it again, said AAP?.
A few days back, from the Election Commission's website, the AAP had downloaded the deleted voters' list following which they analysed it and found the discrepancy, said the party.
The Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to take place in the months of April-May next year.
"To delete those people's names from the electoral list who do not support the BJP is the party's tried and tested strategy. Using this strategy, they have been winning the elections in Gujarat and now, they are doing the same in Delhi," AAP's East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency in-charge Atishi told the media here.
The AAP government has been actively raising this issue ever since they found that about 30 lakh names of voters -- particularly those of Baniya, Muslim and Purvanchali community -- were axed from the electoral list, allegedly on the direction of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).
She added: "The BJP, which has always been victimising the Muslims, has categorised the Baniyas and Purvanchalis as the second Muslim community in Delhi."
Atishi went on to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his approach towards the voters' deletion matter and said that it is "Modi ji's responsibility to fight for the fundamental right of the 30 lakh voters of Delhi".
"Are Baniyas and Purvanchalis not a part of this country? Do they not deserve their right to vote?" she said.
Giving data on the number of deleted voters from each community, she said that in Jangpura in south Delhi alone names of 27,443 voters have been deleted from the list. "Of this, 5,300 are Baniyas, 4,900 Muslims and 8,500 are Purvanchalis."
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