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After Sushma, Uma Bharti not to contest 2019 polls

IANS  |  Bhopal 

Close on the heels of announcing her decision not to contest the next polls, on Tuesday said she too would not join the 2019 election fray.

told the media that although she had decided not to contest the parliamentary elections, she was not taking 'sanyas' from active yet.

"I'll start work for the construction of in Ayodhya and for the cause of holy Ganga from January 1," she said.

now represents Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency in Parliament and is the Prior to that, she was of

Sushma Swaraj, an from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, has already declared she would not be contesting the upcoming election.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 19:34 IST