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Won't contest LS elections, will campaign for BJP if party wants: Uma Bharti

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has written to Amit Shah, reiterating her decision not to contest the coming elections but has said that she will be happy to accept any other responsibilities assigned to her by the party.

"Dear friend, as I have already declared, reiterating the same I had written a letter to the Mr. Amit Shah, repeating my request of not contesting an election, so that the party officially declares it," wrote Bharti on her account.

"I have told all the friends that for the next one-and-a-half years, I want to spend the maximum time on the banks of the Ganga. During this period, I will participate in the election campaign according to the BJP's directive, and will fulfill the responsibilities assigned to me," she said.

Bharti, however, said that she will not retire from till 'her last breath' and will continue to do for the rights of poor man.

"@narendramodi ji is the of the country. All of workers are included in the of the chowkidars. My wish is that our government is formed and Narendra Modi becomes the again," she added.

In December last year, the for Drinking Water and Sanitation had announced to take a break from active to focus on the issue of and cleaning of She had also announced that she would not contest the polls in 2019.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 17:50 IST