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Senior MP BJP leader opposes Indore LS ticket for Mahajan

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

A Sunday said he would think of contesting as an if Speaker and MP was renominated from the seat in the April-May

(79), also known as Sattan, claimed had not been in touch with party workers in and they were upset over this.

Eight-time MP Mahajan, affectionately called 'tai' (sister) in the city, has retained the seat since 1989 when she defeated former and senior Congressman in a giant-killing act by over 1.11 lakh votes.

"If the party gives a ticket to for the ninth time, I will be forced to think of contesting against her as an Majority of the party workers are unhappy with her as she has not been in touch with them," said.

"Though she has been MP eight consecutive times, she has not done any work for which she can be remembered in Indore," he claimed.

He said the BJP would be better off choosing general secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya, local MLAs Ramesh Mendola, or as its nominee for

"Sattan was one of our big leaders since the Jan Sangh days. I feel we will be able to placate him and he would support the candidate chosen by the party," state BJP spokesperson said.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 16:05 IST