Revealed:November 1, 2017 2:09 am
Within the ballot fray the for the eighth time, five-time MLA from Dalhousie and AICC normal secretary Asha Kumari speaks about her equation with CM Virbhadra Singh, conviction in a land grabbing case, tenure as MLA and dynasty politics within the Congress. Over the last meeting polls in Himachal Pradesh in 2012, she was pitted towards Virbhadra Singh, who can be her maternal uncle, because the chief ministerial candidate and had mentioned corruption prices towards him had ‘dented the celebration’s picture’.
Excerpts from an interview with The Indian Specific:
You might be contesting from Dalhousie for the eighth time, having received 5 occasions. What do you suppose have been your main achievements on this tenure and general?
There have been so many. However the main ones would come with opening of an SDM workplace at Salooni, hearth brigade at Banikhet, new instructional institues, roads and numerous authorities workplaces at Salooni.
This might be for the the primary time that you’ll contest polls after your conviction in a land grabbing case. Do you suppose it could possibly have an have an effect on on the voters?
What nonsense… It’s utter nonsense.
However your political rivals, together with the BJP, are mentioning your conviction of their marketing campaign… so based on you it received’t have any have an effect on?
Utter nonsense. I advised you it’s nothing greater than nonsense.
Your celebration’s CM candidate, Virbhadra Singh, who can be your maternal uncle, would be the chief minister for the seventh time if celebration wins. He’s 83. Do you see your self as the following Himachal Pradesh CM if celebration considers a change?
I wish to see Virbhadra Singh because the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh for the eighth, ninth, 10th and 11th time additionally. Why would we take into consideration the following CM when he’s already there. I or anybody else, there isn’t a query of anybody else because the CM until he’s there.
What number of seats, based on you, can the Congress win this time?
I see Congress forming the federal government in HP once more with full majority once more. Your rival, BJP candidate, D S Thakur is concentrating on you over your royal household background. He has alleged that you don’t have any time for frequent individuals of Dalhousie and also you spend most of your time in Delhi.
Sure, I’m from a royal household. I’m happy with being born in a palace after which getting married right into a palace too. I’m very happy with being part of Chamba’s royal household. And even though I’m from a royal household, I’m linked with the individuals on the bottom in my constituency and dealing for them. I’m not a petty sharaab ka thekedaar (liquor contractor) like him (Thakur) at the least.
Your mom (from undivided Madhya Pradesh) and mother-in-law (from HP) had been Congress MLAs. Your brother, T S Singhdeo, is the chief of opposition in Chhattisgarh Meeting. What do it’s a must to say about dynasty politics in Congress?
Congress doesn’t have dynasty politics however politics that’s finished on advantage. Additionally, we aren’t just like the BJP, which indulges in politics of caste, faith and divides the nation.
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