Kiran Bedi, BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi, Wednesday filed her nomination papers from the Krishna Nagar constituency for the Feb 7 assembly polls.
Bedi reached the sub-divisional magistrate's (SDM) office around noon. She was accompanied by senior leaders Harsh Vardhan, Vijay Goel, Maheish Girri and Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay. Before filing her nomination, Bedi participated in a roadshow from the Lala Lajpat Rai chowk which culminated at the SDM's office. Bedi said union Minister Harsh Vardhan has done a lot of developmental work in the constituency. "I hope people will accept me and vote for the BJP," Bedi told reporters before filing her nominations. Harsh Vardhan said: "I am sure that Bedi will win from the seat. The party is fighting collectively."
Krishna Nagar is considered to be a traditional stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).In the last assembly poll, the party had fielded senior leader Harsh Vardhan, who is now a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. The vote count takes place Feb 10.