Madhya Pradesh: BJP likely to field Sadhvi Pragya Thakur against Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal
Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Madhya Pradesh: BJP likely to field Sadhvi Pragya Thakur against Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal

Bhopal: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to field Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from the party stronghold of Bhopal against Congress senior leader and former state chief minister Digvijaya Singh.

While talking to a media channel, Sadhvi said, there is demand from people that the one who was tormented by the leader through “Hindu terror” remarks should be the one who beats Digvijaya.

Pragya was arrested in connection 2008 western India bombings in Malegaon, but was later acquitted of all charges by the Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court.

The Congress hasn’t won Bhopal since 1989, while the BJP in what is now a stronghold has not lost the seat since 1989.

Digvijaya Singh was given Bhopal seat after Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said that in case he wished to contest the Lok Sabha elections, he should choose the “toughest seat”.

The Bhopal constituency is spread over eight assembly segments, — Berasia, Bhopal Uttar, Narela, Bhopal south-west, Bhopal central, Govindpura, Huzur and Sehore.

Madhya Pradesh goes to polls in four phases for its 29 Lok Sabha seats. Madhya Pradesh will began its Lok Sabha election polling fourth phase onwards in which six seats will vote on April 29. On May 6, seven seats will go for polls, while in the fifth phase and in phase six on May 12 eight seats will vote. In the last and seventh phase, eight seats will vote on May 19.

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