MP assembly polls: Sons of powerful politicians to contest elections

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Bhopal, Oct 11: As the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh are scheduled to take in November this year, the powerful leaders of the state from the Congress and the BJP are pinning hopes on their young children to take forward their political legacy.

According to a report, in the upcoming assembly elections in MP, there may be new faces who are expected to get the party's ticket to contest because of their political background.

Some of the prominent names doing the rounds are:

Jaivardhan Singh: He is 27-year-old son of former MP chief minister and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh. He may contest elections from his home constituency-Raghogarh seat. He had given strong indications to join politics two years ago when he undertook "padyatra" in Raghogarh to interact with people and know their problems.

Nakul Nath: 30-year-old Nakul is the son of the Union minister Kamal Nath. He is expected to contest from Chouria constituency in Chhindwara district.

Kamal Nath has represented Chouria constituency from last three decades, with Nakul 'managing' his father's campaign. Now, he wants his son to take forward his role.

Vikrant Bhuria: 29-year-old Vikrant is the son of MP Congress Committee chief Kantilal Bhuria. He is the contender from Thandla seat in tribal-dominated Jhabua district.

MP has an endless list of powerful leaders launching their children in politics.

Vikrant who is a doctor by profession, was launched by his father into politics, early this year.

Akash Vijaywargiya: 29-year-old Akash, who is an engineer, is the son of MP industry minister Kailash Vijaywargiya. He may contest from any Lok Sabha seat in and around Indore.

Madhya Pradesh has an endless list of powerful leaders launching their children into politics.

Some of the leading examples are- Union minister of power in state Jyotiraditya Scindia (Congress) and leader of opposition in MP assembly Ajay Singh (son of former CM Arjun Singh).

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