India Elections : Govinda not to contest Election

Congress MP and Bollywood actor Govinda is not seeking a ticket from Mumbai North constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The BJP has fielded former union minister Ram Naik from the same constituency.

Bollywood actor-MP Govinda will not stand for re-election from Mumbai North constituency, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said here on Sunday.

β€œHe has expressed his inability to contest the election. He was made an offer by the party, as with all other sitting members of parliament,” Chavan said.

The actor-MP from North Mumbai, who had defeated the BJP heavyweight Naik in 2004, will instead campaign for the Congress party.

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