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Actor Paresh Rawal begins his election campaign

Noted actor and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Ahmedabad-East seat, Paresh Rawal arrived in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

Noted actor and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Ahmedabad-East seat, Paresh Rawal arrived in Ahmedabad on Tuesday to kick start his election campaign and vouched to work for the people of his constituency. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

During an interaction with mediapersons after arriving at the airport, Rawal also made it clear that making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister is in his priority list. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

"To make Narendra Modi our next prime minster is the most important agenda for me and people of my constituency during this election," said Rawal while replying to a question on his priorities. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

Paresh Rawal was accompanied by two senior BJP leaders I K Jadeja and Pradipsinh Jadeja at the airport. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

To a question on him being labelled as an "outsider", Rawal claimed he belongs to the city. "I am not at all an outsider. I belong to Ahmedabad and I usually stay here for almost one month once every year. Many of my relatives live here and my native place Paliad is also nearby," he claimed. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

Paresh Rawal added that he will first visit Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue and then meet party workers in his constituency. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

The actor-turned-politician also denied having any grudge or differences with sitting MP Harin Pathak, who was not given ticket by BJP this time. "We don't have any differences. He is like my elder brother and we will work together for BJP," he assured. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)