Agra: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar’s daughter Juhi Babbar may contest legislative assembly election from Agra South constituency. The formal declaration will be made next month.

“The talks of Juhi Babbar making her political debut from Agra, has become a matter of excitement among Congress workers,” sources said.

A senior Congress leader said Juhi understands politics well and has extensively campaigned for her father. She will definitely prove to be a winning candidate for the party.

“She understands politics well and has extensively campaigned for her father. In 2009 she managed to convince actor Salman Khan to campaign for her father in Firozabad parliamentary constituency by-election. She herself put in a lot of hard work due to which Raj Babbar was able to defeat chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav. She will definitely prove to be a winning candidate for the party. Besides this, she will strengthen the winning prospects of the party in other constituencies in the district as well,” the Congress leader said.

Juhi Babbar has worked in several Bollywood films and been doing theatre for quite a long time. She is the wife of television actor Anup Soni.

 

First Published | 9 September 2016 10:10 AM
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