Actress Kirron Kher to contest from BJP's Chandigarh seat against Gul Panag & Pawan bansal
Chandigarh: Bollywood actress Kirron Kher will contest from Chandigarh seat of Bjp in the upcoming Lok sabha Elections. The senior leader of the party Anant Kumar announced the candidature to the actress by late evening on Saturday. Earlier, in the day, celebrations were held in the name of Harmohan Dhawan as it was almost certain that he will get the ticket of BJP from Chandigarh.
Kirron Kher will face several challenges in the politics. Firstly, she will have to remain united with the party workers and leaders.
She will have to gain the confidence of party leaders like party president sanjay tendon, Harmohan Dhawan and Satyapal Jain.
Earning a ticket from BJP in the upcoming Lok sabha Elections also came as a surprise for the actress herself. In a telephonic conversation with Bhaskar group, Kher revealed that senior party leaders wanted her to contest in polls from Chandigarh. She left the decision on higher authorities of party.
Kirron Kher is born and brought up in Chandigarh. She has also pursued her education from the city beautiful.
It is notable that Bollywood actress Gul Panag has also gained a ticket from Aam Aadmi Party's Chandigarh seat and will be seen contesting and campaigning against Kirron Kher.
Kirron and her husband Anupam Kher, film actor, is associated with Chandigarh. In fact Kirron is active in politics sphere of Chandigarh from past 2 years. The estimation of her gaining a ticket for election was being made in the earlier polls.
One of the senior party leaders said that party ministers could not find any suitable leader against Congress MP Pawan Bansal to contest from the area. Tandon have been siding the supporters of Dhawan and Jain in the party.
The former party president Nitin Gadhkari and party in-charge Arti Mehra had ordered Tandon to include Dhawan and his supporters in the party.
These differences in the party profited Kher. The BJP unit of Party had only sent three names of the candidate for Chandigarh seat to higher authorities. These names included Harmohan Dhawan, Satyapal Jain and Sanjay Tandon. The name of Kirron Kher was not included in the list yet she was given the seat.
The senior leader of the party Anant Kumar announced the candidature to the actress by late evening on Saturday