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Who is Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Amethi pick against Smriti Irani



Congress's Amethi pick, Kishori Lal Sharma

The Congress on Friday fielded Kishori Lal Sharma from Amethi, who will struggle towards BJP’s Smriti Irani from the constituency.

Sharma is a detailed aide of the Gandhi household and has been related to the get together for over 4 many years.

Initially from Ludhiana in Punjab, Kishori Lal Sharma stepped into Raebareli and Amethi with Rajiv Gandhi in 1983.

His ties with the Gandhi household turned extra familial after Rajiv Gandhi’s demise in Could 1991.

Sharma was the important thing man who sorted the 2 key constituencies within the absence of the Gandhis.

He paid frequent visits to the 2 constituencies and even accompanied Sonia Gandhi to Amethi when she entered politics and visited the constituency for the primary time.

It was believed Kishori Lal Sharma regarded over the Amethi and Raebareli constituencies after Sonia Gandhi left the Amethi seat for Rahul Gandhi and contested from Raebareli.

Sharma and Rahul Gandhi filed their nomination papers from Amethi and Raebareli, respectively, on Friday.

Kishori Lal Sharma information nomination from Amethi (Credit: PTI)

Amethi and Raebareli will go to polls on Could 20 within the fifth spherical of the seven-phase basic elections.

Inputs by Shailendra Pratap Singh

Printed By:

Vani Mehrotra

Printed On:

Could 3, 2024

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