Smriti Irani to contest against Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 01, 2014 03:53 hrs

New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani will be the BJP's candidate against Rahul Gandhi and apex court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal against Sonia Gandhi, the party announced Monday.

Irani will face the Congress vice president in Amethi constituency of Uttar Pradesh and Aggarwal will taken on Congress president in Rae Bareli in the Lok Sabha election.

The decisions were taken by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) central election committee in a meeting late Monday.

The party also announced candidates for some seats in Tamil Nadu.

Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Kumar Vishwas against Rahul Gandhi.

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