Lok Sabha Elections: Whom will Congress choose to contest from Mumbai's North-West Constituency?

Several senior Congress leaders may put forward their claim to contest from the North-West Lok Sabha constituency in Mumbai


After the demise of Congress leader Gurudas Kamat, to field a candidate from Mumbai’s North-West Lok Sabha constituency can be a problem for Congress. Several senior leaders may put forward their claim for the LS seat. 

Many Congress leaders including Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam, Kripashankar Singh may vouch for their claim for the seat. However, according to sources, Senior Congress leaders Raj Babbar and Telangana Congress president Mohammad Azharuddin are also keen on contesting the upcoming polls from Mumbai. 

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Before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gurudas Kamat was an MP from the North West Constituency but Shiv Sena leader Gajanan Kirtikar won the seat by more than 1.8 lakh votes. The North-West LS constituency has Marathi voters followed by North Indians and Muslim community.