Congress leader Mumtaz Patel, the daughter of Late party leader Ahmed Patel who died in 2020, seeks to contest the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from Bharuch in Gujarat, she recollected at an event that Ahmed Patel did not want her to enter into politics.
Mumtaz Patel was expected to contest last assembly election. She revealed her party had asked her to contest the assembly election. but she wanted to go to Lok Sabha.
I had told my father in a conversation during the time of Corona that I want to become a politician, so he said that it is okay, will you contest the election? I said – ‘Why not?’ He asked- ‘Do you want to go to Parliament? And I replied yes, if I win the election, I will go. It is not easy for a woman, Mumtaz said.
The Bharuch Lok Sabha seat has been held by the BJP since 1989. The party has won this seat continuously for the last 35 years.Tribal leader Mansukh Vasava is the MP from here for the sixth consecutive time. In such a situation, how will Mumtaz be able to penetrate the saffron fort? It will be very interesting to see. From Bharuch Loksabha seat where Mumtaz Patel expressed her desire to contest and definitely wants to contest next year. So the Aam Aadmi Party is also eyeing the seat. Party’s tribal leader and MLA Chaitar Vasava from Dediapada assembly seat coming in this Lok Sabha seat is also preparing to contest. In such a situation, who will be the candidate from the India alliance? BJP leader Charu Pragya was also present in FICCI’s program.
During the discussion on the topic Can Women Be a Mother and Leader, Pragya said that BJP will win 350 seats in 2024 elections. Charu said about Mumtaz present in the panel contesting the election that she would definitely pray for him.