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Bedi woos Muslims in Seelampur

BJP workers waiting for party chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi in Seelampur on Tuesday. She also visited the nearby Timarpur constituency. Photo: Sandeep Saxena  

Reaching out to Muslims, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said she was against “divisive politics”.

“My religion is that of humanity. I’ve never believed in divisive politics,” Ms. Bedi told a rally in Seelampur constituency in New Delhi.



“My sisters, you will get security. It is my responsibility. If you’re facing any trouble, call the CM’s control room. I will not tell you that the police is not under me,” Ms. Bedi said taking a jibe at former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s remarks post December 16, 2012, gang-rape.

Seelampur, primarily a Muslim dominated constituency, is a Congress bastion and its MLA Chaudhary Mateen Ahmad has not lost an election here in the past two decades. The residents of the area welcomed her with fireworks and as per traditional customs. — PTI



“My religion is that of humanity. I’ve never believed in divisive politics.”



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