Govinda unwilling to contest general elections: Chavan

March 29th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Govinda Mumbai, Mar 29 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Sunday said the Bollywood actor-turned-politician Govinda has expressed unwillingness to contest the upcoming general elections.

“Govinda has declined the offer to contest the Lok Sabha elections again,” Chavan told reporters at State Congress party office here.

Govinda is the Congress MP from Mumbai North parliamentary constituency. He won the 2004 Lok Sabha elections from the constituency after defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Ram Naik.

The Chief Minister informed that actress Nagma has shown keenness to contest from the seat.

“Nagma is one of the applicants from this constituency,” he added. (ANI)

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