Shatrughan Sinha files his nomination from Patna Sahib
Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha filed his nomination papers from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat.
Patna: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday filed his nomination papers from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat from where the BJP has fielded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Talking to media persons here, Sinha said: “I am very happy to see the crowd gathered during my nomination filing. People have so much excitement today that police had to interfere and control them.
I am grateful to the people of Patna, our workers, RJD, Congress and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP),” he said.
Today, I filed my nomination as candidate for the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, as a candidate of the Congress party, and with the support of the MahaGathbandhan partners, in the presence of Shri. Akhilesh Prasad Singh of Congress. I am grateful for the overwhelming pic.twitter.com/6odImkyT7p— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) April 29, 2019
Sinha, the sitting MP from Patna Sahib, left the BJP to join the Congress earlier this month.
Lok Sabha elections in Bihar are being held in all seven phases. So far, 19 seats out of 40 have gone to the polls in the state. The last phase of polling will take place on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)