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Congress fielded Urmila Matondkar because of her face: BJP MP Gopal Shetty

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has been brought into on the basis of her face as she is a celebrity, said Gopal Shetty, a Bhartiya Janata Party MP, who is contesting against Matondkar from North parliamentary constituency.

"People are saying that they will compare the face of and my work. She was brought into by looking at her face because she is a celebrity," Shetty told ANI.

joined the party on March 27, following which the party fielded her from North against Shetty, who is an incumbent from the parliamentary constituency.

"I have heard that parents of were in Seva Dal. So, she came from a political family. I think she has political knowledge but she chose the wrong party. will end whatever goodness has," Shetty added.

One of the closely watched battles in these Lok Sabha elections is Mumbai-North which will go to polls on April 29 in the fourth phase.

In the previous in 2014, the constituency saw Shetty locking horns with Congress heavyweight and defeating him via margin of whooping four lakh votes.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 13:42 IST