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What's in a name: Dilip Kumar, Manager Chaurasiya file nominations in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and are among the candidates who have filed their nominations for the polls in

According to the affidavit submitted on Tuesday, is the son of one and is the resident of Molerband Extension area near Badarpur Border. This 44-year-old namesake of the has thrown his hat in the ring for the South constituency.

Twelve candidates, 10 from "unrecognised parties" and two Independents, submitted their papers on Tuesday, the first day of nomination submission.

Kumar has filed his nomination for Sanatan Sanskriti Raksha Dal, while another candidate (50), is trying his luck as an Independent from the East constituency.

is the name of one of the legendry characters in the epic Ramayana.

The nominations also include a quirky name, one Chaurasiya, who will fight North East constituency on a ticket from (Communist) party.

Delhi, which has seven parliamentary constituencies, will vote on May 12. The seven constituencies are -- New Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi, East Delhi, North East Delhi, North West Delhi and

Of the 12 nominations received so far, three each were received for East Delhi and seats, two each for and West Delhi and one each for North East Delhi and South Delhi constituencies.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 14:15 IST