Sumitra Mahajan, the leader of the Lok Sabha Speaker and the most powerful leader of the Madhya Pradesh BJP, tweeted: “Tired” on Friday afternoon, declared the fight for not contesting from Indore. Sumitra Mahajan is known as ‘Tai’. He is MP from Indore seat for eight consecutive times. Earlier, the party had not given ticket to senior leader Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.
Sumitra Mahajan will not contest Lok Sabha elections 2019
This time their ticket was hanged in the BJD plus 75 formula. Although Tai had started campaigning But after the recent signs of the party, on Friday he announced a letter (not addressed to anyone, not just addressed, for publication) and declared that he would not contest elections.
There is still a buzz in the seats for some seats in Madhya Pradesh for Lok Sabha elections in 2019. If you talk about Indore, then there is no announcement of BJP-Congress candidates yet. So Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has refused to contest the elections this time.
Indore MP Sumitra Mahajan wrote a letter saying that the party is still in a state of confusion due to Indore’s nomination for the Lok Sabha candidate. With this, he said that the party will not remain in the position that he will contest elections, so he has written a letter and declared that he will not fight anymore. The candidate can declare him a candidate from Indore.
Meanwhile, BJP state president Rakesh Singh has said that he had already said that, Tai will decide for himself whether he has to contest or not, after all, Tai has taken the decision. He has also said that, Sumitra Mahajan will have decided only after thinking. Also said that Tai had served the party for a long time. He also said that Tai is the BJP’s guide. By their consent, BJP will take the next step.
Significantly, many candidates are presenting their claims to contest elections from Indore this time. At the same time, there are speculations that Mayor of Indore could make Malini Gaur a party candidate. With this the name of Kailash Vijayvargiya is also in discussion, so who will be the candidate will decide soon
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha said that he had discussed the senior people of the party in this context and had left the decision on them, but it seems that there is still some confusion in the party’s mind. In the letter, he has written that he will not contest the Lok Sabha elections anymore, so the party should take his decision freely, feel free to do so.