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Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai

Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate."I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding

IANS [ Updated: March 27, 2014 10:42 IST ]
rakhi sawant to contest ls polls from mumbai
rakhi sawant to contest ls polls from mumbai

Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate.


"I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons here Wednesday.                      

She will lock horns with Congress's former union minister and party general secretary Gurudas Kamat and Shiv Sena's Gajanan Kirtikar.

Others in the fray are Bollywood actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, producer-actor Kamaal R. Khan of the Samajwadi Party and Mayank Gandhi of the Aam Aadmi Party.

Sawant had recently called on the Bharatiya Janata Party's top leadership in New Delhi and expressed her admiration for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

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