Vinod Khanna and his political career

Oct 06, 2018, 18:13 IST
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    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna (C), along with his wife Kavita (R)daughter Shraddha (L), gestures to his supporters after filing his election nomination papers in Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009

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    Vinod Khanna (R) makes a victory sign during an election campaign rally on the outskirts of Gurdaspur on April 24, 2009

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    Bollywood actor and four-time BJP MP Vinod Khanna and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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  • Vinod Khanna and his political career

    In 1997, Khanna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was elected from Gurdaspur constituency in Punjab for the next year's Lok Sabha poll. In 1999, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the same constituency

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    Vinod Khanna (R) and his wife Kavita speak to media at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on March 26, 2014

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    Vinod Khanna with Shatrughan Sinha. In July 2002, he became union minister for culture and tourism but after six months he was moved to the more important ministry of external affairs (MEA) as Minister of State

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    File picture of BJP MP Vinod Khanna with BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prashad, JP Nadda and Shatrughan Sinha at BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House

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    Bollywood actor and BJP MP Vinod Khanna along with his wife Kavita at Parliament House in New Delhi

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  • Vinod Khanna and his political career

    In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency

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  • Vinod Khanna and his political career

    In 2004 he won re-election from Gurdaspur. However, Khanna lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha poll. In 2014 general election he was again elected for 16th Loksabaha from Gurdaspur constituency

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    Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur and Indian film actor Vinod Khanna gestures as he speaks during a campaign rally in Amritsar

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    Vinod Khanna at a political event. All pics/AFP

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Vinod Khanna, a Bollywood superstar who later embraced politics was born on this day back in 1946. On his 72nd birth anniversary, here are some images of the BJP MP from Gurdaspur

 

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