Varanasi Lok Sabha seat: No Modi versus Priyanka contest on cards; Congress plays safe, fields Ajay Rai
Updated : April 25, 2019 04:48 PM IST
Rai had polled a little over 75,000 votes in the 2014 general elections in comparison to over 5.8 lakh polled by Modi.
Five-time MLA had previously been a member of the BJP and Samajwadi Party before joining the Congress.
Rai quit the BJP in 2009 after the saffron party fielded Murli Manohar Joshi from the Varanasi seat.
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