In a shocking incident, clashes were reported from Maharashtra's Borivali area where Congress candidate from Mumbai North Parliamentary constituency Urmila Matondkar was carrying out her election campaign.
Reportedly, few people were heard raising 'Modi, Modi' slogans while the Congress candidate was carrying out her campaign. In response, the Congress workers with the actress-turned-politician also retaliated with anti-BJP slogans.
However, the Bharatiya Janata Party has rejected all allegations of Urmila Matondkar and the Congress workers adding that the people who were chanting pro-Modi slogans were not BJP workers.
The saffron party exclaimed that those were some local passengers who were seen chanting pro-Modi slogans, and not BJP workers.
Meanwhile, Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar, who is all set to contest the elections from Mumbai North constituency has been in the full form campaigning ahead of the polls.
Earlier, the newly inducted actor-turned-politician was seen riding a bike to file her nomination poll papers from the constituency. Urmila Matondkar, who joined the party last month after a meet with Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, took out a roadshow after filing nomination and greeted crowds with folded hands from the sunroof of an SUV. She was seen wearing a turban.
In a tweet, she shared a picture of the roadshow and thanked people for the "immense support". "Thank you all members of media and all my supporters for immense support. #AapliMumbaichiMulagi, (sic)" she wrote.
She is pitted against Gopal Shetty, the sitting BJP MP of the Mumbai-North constituency. Elections in Maharashtra will be held across four phases including seven seats which went to polls on April 11.
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