Amisha Patel to contest from RajkotMarch 21st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Amisha Patel will contest the Lok Sabha election from Rajkot in Gujarat on a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ticket, a party official said Saturday.
“I called up Amishaji yesterday and sought her consent. She agreed immediately,” NCP chief for Gujarat Jayant Patel told IANS.
He said Amisha has her roots in Gujarat. She hails from Sarsa assembly segment near Anand district.
“I have known the family of the actress for years and can say with confidence that her contesting will be a winning proposition for NCP in Saurashtra region,” Jayant Patel said.