Jaswant Singh files nomination from Darjeeling

April 9th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Bharatiya Janata Party Siliguri, Apr 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday filed nomination from Darjeeling for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Jaswant Singh was accompanied by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung, his wife Sheetal Kumari and his secretary Colonel Bhawani Singh.

The GJM is supporting Jaswant Singh’s candidature and is now a part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) after the BJP agreed to sympathetically consider its demand for Gorkhaland.

Jaswant Singh submitted his nomination papers at the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer, Darjeeling, B K Biswas.

Recently, Jaswant Singh was caught on camera handing over money to a citizen during an election campaign in Rajasthan’s Barmer district. (ANI)

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