Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has said he was "surprised" when his name was on the list of BJP candidates and that he did not have even "1 per cent desire" to contest this time. Addressing his supporters at an event, the 67-year-old leader said, "I am not happy from within. I am telling the truth. I had no desire to contest, not even 1 per cent. There is a mindset to contest. I am a senior leader now, will I now ask for votes with folded hands? I had thought I will give speeches and leave. This was my plan." Vijayvargiya has been fielded from the Indore-1 Assembly seat. He has earlier served as Indore Mayor, a cabinet minister in Madhya Pradesh government and held senior positions within the BJP. His son Akash is sitting MLA from Indore-3 seat. Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023 Key Candidates List: From Kailash Vijayvargiya to Narendra Singh Tomar, Know Names of High-Profile BJP Nominees.
Kailash Vijayvargiya Expresses Surprise After BJP Fields Him From Indore
#WATCH | On being named BJP candidate from Indore-1 assembly constituency for upcoming Madhya Pradesh polls, Kailash Vijayvargiya says, "I didn't have even 1% wish to contest elections. I had only planned to attend public meetings...I still can't believe I have been given a… pic.twitter.com/XClLauKzb7
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