Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena
First Published Dec 1, 2020, 1:59 PM IST
Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who had contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket and quit the party later, join the Shiv Sena today
Urmila Matondkar join the party in Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's presence.
Urmila Matondkar had unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Mumbai North constituency as a Congress candidate. However, she had later quit the party over the functioning of the Mumbai unit of the Congress.
Matondkar's name has been forwarded to Governor B S Koshyari by the Shiv Sena for nomination to the Legislative Council from the governor's quota. The names of 11 others have also been forwarded by the three-party Maha Vikas Aghadi government for their nomination from the governor's quota.