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Actor turned politician Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena

Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday joined Shiv Sena in the presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray.

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New Delhi: Actor turned politician Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday joined Shiv Sena in the presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray.

“She (Urmila Matondkar) may join Shiv Sena tomorrow. She is a Shivsainik. We are happy that she is joining the Shiv Sena. This will strengthen the party’s ‘mahila aghadi’,” Raut said yesterday. Matondkar had last year resigned from the Congress party, a key ally of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.

Matondkar had unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Mumbai North constituency and resigned from the party in September last year citing inaction on the part of “key functionaries of Mumbai Congress”.

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