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2019 Polls

Prakash Raj Files Nomination As Independent In Bengaluru Central



South Indian multi-lingual actor Prakash Raj on Friday filed his nomination to contest the Lok
Sabha elections from Bangalore Central constituency as an Independent.

Raj, 53, who hails from this tech city, is a popular actor in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi
“National parties like BJP and Congress have failed the people. I would like to be the voice of
the people,” Raj told the media after filing his nomination.

The actor will be contesting from the seat against BJP’s outgoing MP PC Mohan, who too filed
his nomination from Bangalore Central seat on Friday.

The Congress is yet to announce its candidate from the constituency.
Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its support to Prakash Raj.