Bollywood celebrities in Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Winners and Losers
Let’s take a deeper look at how a few celebrity contestants from various constituencies performed in the General Elections 2019.
Krishnendu ChatterjeeMay 24, 2019 11:36 IST
This time it is not about the silver screen but about real-time performance in the political turf as many popular celebrities have made their debut in Lok Sabha Elections 2019. While Bollywood Celebrities like Sunny Deol from BJP performed excellently from his constituency Gurdaspur (Punjab), Gautam Gambhir from BJP also played his first innings from East Delhi with a higher run-rate. Meanwhile, major setback were for the first time contestant Urmila Matondkar of Congress Party as she lost from Mumbai North (Maharashtra) constituency against Gopal Shetty of BJP Party.
Let’s take a deeper look at how a few celebrity contestants from various constituencies performed in the General Elections 2019:
BJP Candidate and popular former Indian cricketer, Gautam Gambhir who contested for the first time from his constituency East Delhi won by a huge margin. Mr. Gambhir was contesting against Congress’s Arvinder Singh Lovely and AAP’s Atishi.
Sunny Deol from BJP has made his entry in politics like a hero and gave a tough fight to Sunil Jakhar of Congress Party. Sunny Deol won the Gurdaspur seat by a huge margin. Now, that is some performance by Sunny Deol who is contesting for the first time against the experienced politician, Mr. Jakhar.
Poonam Sinha’s first time entry to politics was not all good as Mrs. Sinha of SP lost by heavy margin from the Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Seat. Meanwhile, it was Rajnath Singh who won the Lucknow seat without ease.
The much talked about actor, Prakash Jha too found it difficult and lost the seat to PC Mohan from BJP who won the Bangalore Central (Karnataka) seat by a big margin.
All is not good for the Bollywood actress, Urmail Matondkar who was contesting for the first time. The actress of Congress party lost by a heavy margin in Mumbai North (Maharashtra) constituency against Gopal Shetty of BJP Party.
Meanwhile, other celebrities like Hema Malini of BJP won by whopping number of votes in Mathura and have a tough fight to Kunwar Narendra Singh of RLD. While, Kirron Kher from BJP also won from Chandigarh Constituency.