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Hema Malini not keen on shifting to Fatehpur Sikri

IANS  |  Mathura 

Hema Malini, veteran and Lok Sabha from Mathura-Vrindavan, assured her supporters that there was no question of her shifting to neighbouring Sikri Lok Sabha constituency to make way for Sri Kant Sharma, in the UP government.

Sources said the core group has all but decided to replace sitting with in Sikri, a Jaat stronghold.

According to sources, party leaders believe the seat could be a walk over for if her husband, (also a Jaat), campaigns for her.

But has shown no interest in the proposal. She has clarified on several occasions that her prime inspiration in is her devotion to the land's deities, and

Her supporters claim the has done a lot of work in the constituency and several mega projects are still in the works. If she shifted out of the constituency, those projects would get neglected, they say.

In the SP-BSP-RLD alliance, seat has gone to the Rashtriya Lok Dal, which is likely to field who lost to Hema Malini the last time. Another name doing rounds is

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 17:40 IST
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