Vote for my honesty, its my USP: Urmila Matondkar
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7:42 PM
When asked why people should vote for her, actress Urmila Matondkar, who recently joined Congress said, "Vote for my honesty. It's my USP." Urmila will be the candidate from North Mumbai LS constituency, BJP-stronghold. This 16- lakh strong constituency has more than 5L Marathi-voters. She is pitted against BJP MP Gopal Shetty, who in 2014 defeated former Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam by 446,000-votes.
Congress may field Urmila Matondkar as Mumbai North candidate
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:51 AM
Congress might field Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar as a candidate for Mumbai North-constituency. Mumbai-North is a constituency that Congress has deemed a-tough-nut to crack. In 2014, then sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam faced a crushing defeat at hands of BJP's Gopal shetty by more than 4L 46 thousand votes. When India-Today-TV contacted Urmila Matondkar, her manager said, "We have nothing to comment at this point."