Bihar Lok Sabha Elections

After Swara Bhasker, Javed Akhtar Campaigns For Kanhaiya Kumar. Here's What Shabana Azmi Posted

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

Noted poet and Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar was clicked by his wife Shabana Azmi campaigning for Kanhaiya Kumar, CPI candidate who is contesting from Begusarai.

Shabana shared a picture of Akhtar addressing the crowd and wrote: "⁦@Javedakhtarjadu⁩ in Begusarai canvasing for ⁦@kanhaiyakumar⁩" [sic]

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Before Javed Akhtar, actor Prakash Raj also campaigned for Kanhaiya Kumar. Sharing pictures from his rally, Prakash Raj tweeted, “As I Campaign for @kanhaiyakumar through Rajora...meghaul... #begusarai ... I can feel the WINDS OF CHANGE ..I can see HOPE in their eyes ... and I’m ASSURED of #citizensvoice in parliament.. #chowkidarSena won’t be able to stop this YOUNG VOICE OF INDIA..JAI HIND.” 

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And earlier, actress Swara Bhasker too gave her first political speech supporting Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai. She wrote on her Twitter: "बोल के लब आज़ाद हैं तेरे, 
बोल ज़बान अब तक तेरी है..@kanhaiyakumar is a principled politician & an admirable & fine orator! hope he gets to display these skills & his sincerity in #Parliament Gr8 way to translate “you have nothing to lose but your chains, and a world to win." [sic]

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Kanhaiya is pitted against Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who will represent BJP.  Begusarai is going to polls in the fourth phase on April 29.