Two senior most leader of BJP- Sushma Swaraj and Uma Bharti will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Though Uma Bharti had said this a year ago, but on Tuesday it was firmly said that she wants to give her time to only Ganga and Ram for the next one and a half years. She clarified that she is not taking her retirement from politics and only after the permission of the high command she will join in her mission. Talking to the media in Bhopal, Union Minister Uma Bharti said, “I will do politics till death, but for one and a half years I will work for Ram and Ganga. Therefore, I will ask for permission from the party to travel to Ganga from January 15. For one and a half years, I want to focus on the Ganga and the Ram temple, and that’s why I have decided that this time I will not contest the Lok Sabha elections. ” She further said – “I will take permission from Amit Shah to travel along the Ganga. I will do my One-and-a-half-year journey to the Ganga.
Uma also said that “There is no need for any movement for the Ram temple. The Honorable court said this matter is not a dispute of faith, but the land dispute. In 2010, it was decided that the middle land belongs to Ram Lala. So the movement was successful, to prove that Ram’s birthplace is Ayodhya. In this case, all parties should try to unite.
I will say it further then I will try. The Ram temple issue is connected with the country’s cordiality and hence should be resolved as soon as possible“, she added.
External Affairs Minister and MP from Vidisha, Sushma Swaraj, announced a few days ago that she would not contest elections during the election campaign. Although the reason for not contesting the election of Sushma Swaraj is different from Uma Bharti. she do not want to contest elections in 2019 due to health reasons.