Election, Lok Sabha Elections 2019

BJP’s Delhi celebrity faces Gambhir, Hans Raj Hans do not have college degrees

Gautam Gambhir and Hans Raj Hans, two new celebrity faces of Bharatiya Janata Party fielded in Delhi of Lok Sabha eletcions, do not hold a college degree.

While the former cricketer Gambhir, in his nomination affidavit, has said that his “degree (was) not completed”, Hans Raj is a matric pass.

The 37-year-old Gambhir is contesting in East Delhi against the AAP’s Atishi, 37, who holds a Master of Science (2006) degree from Oxford University. The Congress has named 50-year-old Arvinder Singh Lovely, a BA Political Science graduate from Delhi University.

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On the other hand, Hans Raj Hans is contesting from the North West Delhi seat. He will face the AAP’s Class 8 pass 70-year-old Gugan Singh. The Congress has named 53-year-old MSc holder Rajesh Lilothia from the seat.

The Congress and the AAP have one candidate each without a college degree.

The May 12 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital will involve a contest between Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party, the Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party which won all the seven seats in 2014. Five of them are re-contesting this year.

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