Congress, BJP candidates file nominations in Delhi

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New Delhi/Bhatinda, Apr 14 (ANI): The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates have filed nominations from East Delhi parliamentary constituency.

From Congress' camp Sandeep Dikshit filed his nominations while BJP has fielded cricketer-turned politician Chetan Chauhan.

Dikshit, the Congress MP and son of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, is seeking re-election from the seat. He is banking heavily on the development work done by the UPA Government-led by his party.

"The issue of polls will be development. We will take all the development work of the UPA to the people," Dikshit said.

On the other hand, Chauhan after filing his nominations said that Dikshit not being a seasoned politician had earlier won on the charisma of his mother.

"Sandeep is not a seasoned politician. He had won earlier because of his mother," said Chauhan.

The seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi will go to the polls on May.

Meanwhile, Bibi Harsimrat Kaur Badal, wife of Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab Deputy Chief, filed her nominations from Bhatinda parliamentary constituency of the state.

The alliance of the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal is pitted against the Congress party in Punjab.

State Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal said that election should be fought on political planes and not to settle personal scores.

Bhatinda will go to polls on May 7, while the remaining nine of the total 13 seats will vote on May 13. (ANI)

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