The Hush Post| 01:18pm| 2-min-read
BJP candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, on Monday broke down when she met her senior party leader, another sadhvi, Uma Bharti in Bhopal.
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Uma Bharti was seen consoling her and wiping her tears.
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur is pitted against former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh from Congress in Bhopal. Voting in Bhopal will take place on May 12.
Pragya Thakur is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.She faced arrest for terror charges, but was granted bail after the dropping of charges under MCOCA by the Special National Investigation Agency (NIA). She remained in jail for nine years.
Uma Bharti, another BJP firebrand, is often accredited for the revival of the BJP in Madhya Pradesh. She had led the party to a landslide victory in 2003 and succeeded Digvijaya Singh as the chief minister.