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Kirti Azad hints at contesting as Congress candidate in 2019

IANS  |  Patna 

Suspended on Thursday said he will contest the 2019 polls but not as a BJP candidate, hinting his inclination towards the

Announcing he would contest from his traditional Darbhanga seat in Bihar, he said: "I will contest as a candidate of a national party other than BJP."

He did not disclose the name of the party but expressed his softness for Congress, praising its chief "People's confidence in leadership of has been increasing," he said.

A cricketer-turned-politician, Azad, who was member of winning team, is son of former

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:26 IST
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