Is Shweta Bhatt Cong’s best bet against Modi?

GN Bureau | November 30, 2012



Shweta Bhatt, the wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, has announced that she will contest the state Assembly elections on a Congress ticket against Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi from Maninagar constituency. In an affidavit in the supreme court last year Sanjiv Bhatt had alleged complicity on the part of Modi in the 2002 riots. He also deposed against Modi before the Nanavati Commission, probing the riots.

Congress is fielding candidates with winnability factor for the Gujarat polls. Do you think Bhatt is the right candidate to cut into Modi’s votes?

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