Mumbai, Apr 6: Priya Dutt, the Congress candidate for Mumbai north constituency could not file her nomination on Monday, Apr 6 as she failed to reach the election office on time. The last date for filing nominations is Apr 9.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Mahesh Jethmalani, son of former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani against Priya in Mumbai. Earlier, Priya made a stop at the Siddhivinayak temple to offer prayers before going to file her nomination for the seat she won in 2004.
Earlier Priya's brother Sanjay Dutt, the Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary said that he will not campaign for her, since he is committed to SP in Lucknow.