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Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh (2nd Lead)

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

With Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled and Uttarakhand as well as husband Anupam by her side, outgoing filed her nomination papers for a second term on Thursday in the elections.

has a sizeable population of people hailing from and Uttarakhand, which explained the presence of Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar and Trivendra Singh Rawat on the occasion.

Sanjay Tandon, who was himself a claimant for the BJP ticket, was also present.

Earlier, the and the others led a roadshow from the BJP office to the Deputy Commissioner's office.

Kirron Kher, 66, who hails from the capital, has declared 16 kg jewellery worth nearly Rs 4.64 crore.

She has and other movable assets worth Rs 16.97 crore and immovable assets worth over 13.91 crore. Anupam Kher's movable assets have been pegged at Rs 14.86 crore.

The cleared Kirron Kher's name for the seat on Tuesday. The delay in announcement led to speculations that the party was contemplating a change of candidate.

In 2014, defeated former Railways and four-time by nearly 70,000 votes.



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First Published: Thu, April 25 2019. 16:48 IST