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Lok Sabha polls: Actor Urmila Matondkar joins Congress, meets Rahul Gandhi

"I am here to stay," she said, adding her entry in the Congress was not about elections

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Urmila Matondkar
Congress President Rahul Gandhi greets Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar as she joins Congress Party | PTI

Actor on Wednesday joined the after meeting party chief at his residence.

Gandhi welcomed her in the party fold and wished her the best.

Later, at a press conference, chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the actor will contribute in spreading the ideology and strengthening the party.

"I am here because I believe in the ideology of Congress and what the party stands for. I have not joined the party for the sake of elections," she told reporters.

"I am here to stay," she said, adding her entry in the Congress was not about elections.

First Published: Wed, March 27 2019. 14:45 IST
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