Bareilly. For the ninth time, hoardings of Santosh Gangwar have started being put up at various places in the city. It is believed that as per the situation so far, sitting MP and former Union Minister Santosh Gangwar is the only strong candidate of BJP but the opposition is in no mood to give a takeover on this seat this time. The opposition Indian alliance is preparing to add glamor to this election. Two names are emerging in the celebrity stakes – one is Swara Bhaskar and the other is Sanjay Dutt. Swara Bhaskar's in-laws house is from Beheri. He got married recently. However, amid discussions and speculations, no one is speaking openly on this issue.
Till now, media reports have started to inculcate one thing in the minds of people that 2024 is not a challenge for BJP. In such a situation, the opposition has also decided to create a stir by throwing some heavy stones into this stagnant water. The alliance of opposition which has been named India. His special focus is on 80 seats of UP. Special planning has started amid the backdoor malpractices going on between SP and Congress. Congress is brainstorming with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav regarding UP Lok Sabha. If political sources are to be believed, a special strategy is being made for Bareilly, Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur and Agra. All these seats are with BJP.
Opposition alliance India is considering Varanasi and Bareilly as the most difficult seats. Because Varanasi is the seat of PM Narendra Modi and Bareilly is of eight-time MP Santosh Gangwar. In the eyes of BJP, these are A+ category seats. The opposition has been failing in many caste based experiments against Santosh Gangwar in the last several years. Therefore, this time the winds of betting on celebrity are blowing.
Film star Sanjay Dutt's father and famous actor Sunil Dutt has been an MP from Mumbai. His daughter Priya Dutt has also been an MP. Although he does not have any special connection with North India and especially Bareilly, his name is also being considered because of his star face. For the last few years, Sanjay Dutt has often been seen with the Samajwadi Party. He has also come to Bareilly with SP leader Amar Singh. It is said that Sanjay Dutt wanted to contest elections in 2009 also, but one of his comments on BSP chief Mayawati led to a controversy and he stayed away from the election field.
Another shocking name is that of Swara Bhaskar. Swara is a well-known actress of the country and is also known for her flamboyant image and outspoken views. Along with being an actress, Swara has also often been seen as an activist. Filmy glamor and the ability to speak frankly can definitely present Swara as a better candidate.
Their Bareilly connect has also been completed. Swara's name has become associated with Bareilly by marrying Fahad Ahmed, a resident of Baheri. However, Swara Bhaskar's family sources are completely denying any such possibility at present. But it cannot be said when the dice will turn in politics. It is true that if the joint opposition adds glamor to this election and Swara Bhaskar or someone like her becomes the candidate, then the path for BJP and Santosh Gangwar for the ninth time will not be as easy as it is being understood today.
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