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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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Congress attacks BJP, says India's soul is under attack by successors of Godse

Elections | May 16, 2019, 06:31 PM IST

Congress attacks BJP, says India's soul is under attack by successors of Godse

BJP candidate from Bhopal Pragya Thakur says 'Nathuram Godse was a 'deshbhakt'

Elections | May 16, 2019, 06:32 PM IST

BJP candidate from Bhopal Pragya Thakur says 'Nathuram Godse was a 'deshbhakt'. BJP candemns her statement

Digvijay Singh slams Pragya Thakur over her controversial remark on martyr Hament Karkare

Elections | Apr 28, 2019, 03:59 PM IST

Congress leader Digvijay Singh slams Pragya Thakur over her controversial remark on martyr Hament Karkare