New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj, who is contesting from Bengaluru Central constituency as an independent candidate, on Friday hit out at the ruling BJP government by posting a video of its candidate Ranjeeta Koli who is contesting from Bharatpur Lok Sabha seat.
In the video, Koli was apparently unable to reply to a question by a news reporter who asked her on the development she would like to bring in her constituency after winning the elections.
The South actor took a dig at the BJP for fielding candidates like her who have no knowledge of issues. Raj wrote in his Twitter handle: "With her extraordinary understanding of the issues and her visionary solutions will not only uplift the country but with her wisdom will also elect the chowkidar of India."
#ChowkidarSena TROLL s to corrects me ..thank you🙏🙏..SORRY..This @BjpIndia candidate is from Bharatpur constituency Rajasthan..not from Badaun U P....NOW ..SO WHAT..???? Will this ENHANCE her contribution to the COUNTRY...#justasking ... https://t.co/dQhcjxa2W8— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) April 27, 2019
Raj however incorrectly attributed the woman in the video to be the BJP candidate from Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. However, according to the party it has fielded Sanghamitra Maurya from Badaun Parliamentary constituency.
The woman in the video is Ranjeeta Koli, whom the BJP is fielding from Bharatpur parliamentary constituency.
Rajasthan goes to polls in two phases on April 29 and May 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.
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