Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta to campaign for Congress

March 24th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI  


Kanpur, Mar 24 (ANI): Congress leader Sri Prakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said that Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta would campaign for the party in the upcoming general elections.

Jaiswal also said that actors Govinda and Nagma would also take part in rallies and road shows of the party.

Govinda is a Congress MP and Nagma has been an active member of the party in earlier elections.

Earlier, speculations were high about Zinta joining politics on a Congress ticket.

According to party officials, the Congress wanted to field Zinta against Anurag Thakur, son of the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, from the Hamirpur constituency, which is her hometown. (ANI)

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