Bihar assembly elections-Actor Shatrughan Sinha's son joins electoral politics

 Luv Sinha is contesting election on Congress platform from Patna constituency

The actor son of Veteran Indian actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha has entered in politics. Luv Sinha is contesting the Bihar assembly election from Bankipur seat in Patna on Congress ticket. This constituency is considered the stronghold of BJP. BJP won this constituency in three previous elections. He will face three times MLA of BJP Nitin Nabin.

This seat falls under the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, currently held by Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who had won it against Shatrughan Sinha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Shatrughan, who represented the Parliamentary seat twice when he was in the BJP, had switched over to the Congress just before the Lok Sabha polls.

Shatrughan, popularly known as ‘Bihari Babu’, said his son has jumped into the fray as a Congress choice and also because the youth of the constituency wanted a new face who carries out development work sincerely.

Shatrughan, who has been named as a star campaigner of the party for Bihar polls along with former party president Rahul Gandhi among others, said he would join campaigning for his son later this week.

Luv Sinha is facing the daunting task of taking on a three-time sitting MLA from a BJP stronghold-Luv has said he has decided to fight the "uphill battle" on his political debut by challenging the BJP in its bastion in order to prove his mettle. Luv has already joins the Bollywood and appeared in two Hindi films Sadiyaan (2010) and Paltan (2018).

Her sister Sonakshi Sinha is a popular Hollywood actress.

                                                                      Web Desk

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