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Mehmood Khan's journey from top Unilever exec to fighting Lok Sabha polls

Fighting as the JJP-AAP alliance's candidate in Gurgaon, Khan calls it his 'Kurukshetra war' as he squares off against seasoned politicians

Mehmood Khan
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Mehmood Khan, the candidate for JJP-AAP alliance for the Gurugram parliamentary seat

Bhaswar Kumar New Delhi
As a child, Mehmood Khan says he would often navigate through waist-deep waters to reach school some distance away from his village of Nai Nangla in Mewat. From there, he went  on to navigate the globe as a Unilever executive -- from seeking business opportunities in Eastern Europe as it came out from behind the Iron Curtain to opening up countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos for the company. Now close to 65, he is navigating the choppy waters of Indian politics as the Jannayak Janata Party-Aam Aadmi Party (JJP-AAP) alliance candidate for the Gurgaon parliamentary seat. 

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 11:05 AM IST

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