Urmila Matondkar Joins Congress
On Wednesday, theRangeela actress Urmila Matondkar joined the Congress after a party meeting with Rahul Gandhi. Ranhul Gandhi welcomed her into the party and wished her the best. Later on at a press conference, the Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the actress will contribute in spreading the Congress ideology and will play a part in strengthening the party.
To the reporters, Urmila stated, “I am here because I believe in the ideology of Congress and what the party stands for. I have not joined the party for the sake of elections. I am here to stay.”
She also said, “”Today is a significant day for me as I have formally entered politics. My life has been inspired by Mahatma Gandhi from the days of my childhood.”
However, the Congress has not yet confirmed if Urmila will contest the Loksabha elections 2019. Anyways, speculations are that if she is contesting it would be against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Gopal Shetty from Mumbai North constituency.