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Pilot questions BJP's selection of candidate for by-poll

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

chief Sachin Pilot today raised suspicion on the ruling BJP's intent of fielding the wife of former B L Kushwah, who was convicted in a case, from the Dholpur Assembly seat.

The instead of trusting its own party leaders announced Shobha Rani as its candidate for the by-to the seat, he claimed after the Congress's candidate Banwari Lal Sharma filed his nomination papers.


"It is strange that despite a full-majority at the Centre and the state, the has announced that the wife of a convict as its candidate," Pilot said.

Sharma filed his nomination papers for the seat where he had defeated Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in 1993.

Pilot asserted that is ready to take on the

"Though the has tried once again to deceive voters by making announcements in the Budget, the will clear people's reaction on BJP's governance in state," Pilot added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 21:57 IST
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