Blow to BJP: Sushma Swaraj Won’t Contest 2019 Lok Sabha Elections
A senior BJP leader, Swaraj is the Union Minister of External Affairs and a Lok Sabha MP from Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh.
Union Minister of External Affairs and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Sushma Swaraj, reportedly told reporters in Indore that she has made up her mind to not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
It is the party which decides, but I have made up my mind not to contest next elections: External Affairs Minister and Vidisha MP Sushma Swaraj pic.twitter.com/G3cHC6pKGh
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2018
A seven-time Member of Parliament and a three-time Member of the Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Haryana, Swaraj currently is a Member of Parliament from Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh. From 2009-2014, Swaraj was the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. In 2014 general elections, Swaraj had won from Vidisha constituency with a huge margin of 400,000 votes.