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Prakash Raj meets Kejriwal; AAP extends support for his political journey

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prakash Raj, who recently announced he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, met here Thursday, with the latter saying that his "fully supports" him.

The actor, who has been vocal about his views on the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre, met the at his official residence in the Civil Lines.

Last week, Raj had said that he would contest the upcoming from the Bengaluru Central constituency as an

"We need people like to enter Parliament. Prakash ji, it was great meeting u today. fully supports u and we agree wid ur decision to fight as an We need independent and non-partisan voices too in Parliament," Kejriwal tweeted.

According to Raj, he discussed ways with the to address various issues.

"Met CM @ArvindKejriwal thanked him and @AamAadmiParty for the support in my political journey. Discussed and requested to share various ways to address issues which his team has commendably done...#bengalurucentral #citizensvoice in parliament #justasking in parliament too (sic)," Raj tweeted after the meeting.

Raj has also been one of those seeking justice for his Gauri Lankesh, who was shot outside her residence in September, 2017.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:50 IST