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Priyadarshini Scindia’s name for Gwalior crops up

Gwalior, March 24 (IANS) The Gwalior unit of Madhya Pradesh Congress has recommended the name of party General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia’s wife Priyadarshini as the Lok Sabha candidate from the constituency. The Congress workers passed a resolution in this regard on Sunday.

A meeting of the Congress district unit, called on Sunday at party office to discuss the potential candidates, unanimously passed a resolution supporting Priyadarshini’s candidature from the seat. Gwalior Congress chief Dr Devendra Sharma and rural unit chairman Mohan Singh Rathore have jointly sent the recommendation letter to party President Rahul Gandhi.

“People of Gwalior want Jyotiraditya to contest, but if that could not be possible then Pridarshini must be the Congress candidate from the constituency,” state minister Imarati Devi said.

Earlier, ministers in the Kamal Nath government had proposed Priyadarshini’s name as party candidate for the seat.

–IANS

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