Maneka Gandhi files nomination from Sultanpur

Sultanpur April 18 : Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday filed nomination from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

The minister also conducted a road show ahead of filing her nomination for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.

Speaking to ANI before nomination, Maneka said, "The development works in Sultanpur, if I am elected, will continue in the same way they did in my previous constituency."

Maneka asserted that the work initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "trump" the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh "I am sure that BJP will win the election and form government," she added.

Gandhi had previously been elected on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket from Pilibhit constituency in Uttar Pradesh. However, her son Varun Gandhi will be contesting the ensuing polls from this seat.

There are 80 Lok Sabha seats at stake in Uttar Pradesh. Out of these, eight seats went to polls on April 11 while an equal number of seats is witnessing polling today.

The remaining seats will go to polls in the next five phases. Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

(ANI | 1 year ago)

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Maneka Gandhi files nomination from Sultanpur