OSNepalNews, Kathmandu, 7th Dec: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is mulling fielding Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit-Nene from the Pune Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 General Elections, reports said on Thursday. Notably, BJP president Amit Shah had met Madhuri Dixit at her residence in Mumbai in June during his party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ programme.
Talking to news agency PTI, a senior Maharashtra BJP leader said the party has shortlisted the 51-year-old actor’s name for the Pune Lok Sabha seat. “The party is seriously considering giving candidature to Madhuri Dixit in the 2019 General Elections. We think the Pune Lok Sabha constituency will be better for her,” he said. Saying that the BJP is in the “process of finalising the list of probables for several Lok Sabha seats”, he added that Madhuri’s name has been “shortlisted for the Pune Lok Sabha constituency…she is being seriously considered for it.”