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My son can go anywhere he wants: BC Khanduri on his son joining Congress

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Former and BJP BC downplayed his son joining and asserted that his son is free to take his own decisions.

"My son is an educated guy and is a young man and would do what he desires. I fail to understand why questions are being raised. It is not a family business that he should follow me. If he was a and would have shifted loyalty that was a different matter but he is an engineering graduate and has lived in the US and is doing as he wishes. It is not necessary that he will be where I am," told ANI said.

His son, Manish, joined the party on Saturday in the presence of

The former also affirmed his decision not to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and said, "I had long back announced that I will not fight elections. I feel that young people should get an opportunity. I have already been in for about 30 years now."

Upon being asked as to whether he would campaign for his son or not, said: "I will fulfil my responsibilities as a and as a father. My maternal uncle was a Congress leader, This is all about time and coincidence.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 18:43 IST