The Congress’ resolution to no longer area any candidate from Lucknow constituency paves diagram for a one-on-one faceoff between Rajnath Singh and Poonam Sinha.
In the presence of Dimple Yadav in Lucknow at the contemporary time, Poonam Sinha took over the membership of Samajwadi Gain collectively (Twitter)
: Poonam Sinha, wife of actor-turned politician Shatrugan Sinha shall be contesting against Union Minister Rajnath Singh from
on a Samajwadi Gain collectively (SP) mark with Bahujan Samaj Gain collectively (BSP)’s strengthen.
The SP, which bought Lucknow in its kitty under the BSP-SP-RLD alliance seat distribution, had been busy discovering an actual candidate to give a no longer easy fight to Singh. Earlier, Shatrughan Sinha had met with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to bid in regards to the candidature of his wife. The Patna Sahib BJP MP Sinha hadlately switched campsand is now contesting from there on a Congress mark.
In accordance to sources, the Congress is susceptible to elongate strengthen to Sinha’s candidature, in an effort to dent BJP’s votes and build Singh confined to his constituency. The exceptional mature occasion’s resolution to no longer area any candidate from the impart capital paves diagram for a one-on-one face-off between Singh and Poonam Sinha.
There are four lakh Kayastha voters and 1.3 lakh Sindhi voters in Lucknow, other than 3.5 lakh Muslims. The truth that Poonam Sinha is a Sindhi while her husband Shatrughan Sinha is a Kayastha is expected to give a necessary push to her candidature.
She is susceptible to file her nomination on April 18, which additionally the final day of nomination for the fifth portion of polling, scheduled for Can also 6.
The Lucknow parliamentary seat is truly appropriate as to be a BJP bastion and has been its stronghold since the Atal Bihari Vajpayee period. After Vajpayee, this seat became as soon as obtained by Lalji Tandon after which by Singh in 2014.