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No candidate against Sanjay Dutt: Congress

Written by: Staff
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New Delhi, Mar 29: Congress party decided not to field a candidate against bollywood actor and Samajwadi Party candidate, Sanjay Dutt if he is contesting from Lucknow. Digvijay Singh, Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh said, "If Sanjay Dutt contests from Lucknow, we will not put up a candidate against him."

Sanjay, son of late Congress leader and legendary actor Sunil Dutt has been convicted of possessing arms illegally ahead of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts and has been sentenced to 6 years in jail. Sanjay has moved to Supreme Court of India seeking suspension of his trial to contest in the General Elections in Apr - May.

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