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Mansukh Vasava seeks sixth term from Bharuch


SURAT/BHARUCH: BJP candidate for Bharuch parliamentary seat, Mansukh Vasava, filed his nomination papers on Tuesday. Vasava, 61, reached the district collector’s office after taking part in a large procession of party workers. He was once accompanied via 3 BJP MLAs together with Ishwar Patel, MoS for cooperatives and BJP state basic secretary Bharatsinh Parmar.


Vasava is contesting for the 6th time period from Bharuch seat. He first gained the LS bypolls in 1998 after the death of then BJP MP Chandu Deshmukh. He gained Bharuch seat in 1999, 2004,2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha polls with handsome margins. In 1999, he had defeated Congress leader Ahmed Patel. Despite Bharuch being a basic category seat, BJP has been giving tickets to tribal candidate considering an important nu- mber of tribal votes in this constituency.




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