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Pragya Thakur Pragya Thakur DOB: February 2, 1970

Pragya Thakur is BJP's candidate from Bhopal parliamentary constituency. She is facing-off against veteran Congress leader Digvijay Singh. Pragya Thakur's presence in election ring raised many eyebrows mostly because of her recent controversial statements about 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare and Nathram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi. Pragya Thakur was born in Bhind in Madhya Pradesh. She studied in Lahar College in Bhind. She has worked with Bajrang Dal, Durga Vahini, Akhil Bharatiya Parishad. Pragya Thakur was arrested on terror charges in connection with Malegaon bomb blasts. However, changes under MCOCA were dropped later on.

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