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Have BJP’s Green Signal to Contest from Mathura Again: Hema Malini

“I have been given the green signal by higher-ups in the party and have started work on these lines.”

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Hema Malini was elected to the Lok Sabha from Mathura in 2014.
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Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hema Malini on Tuesday, 29 December, claimed she had been given the "green signal by higher-ups" to contest again from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.

On whether she would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Mathura again, Hema Malini said, "I have been given the green signal by higher-ups in the party and have started work on these lines."

She was elected to the Lok Sabha from Mathura in 2014.

The actor-politician also promised the people of her constituency "modernisation" of the Mathura Junction railway station.

‘Would Request for Train Between Mathura and Lucknow’

"The railway officials are doing a wonderful job on (modernisation) of the station," she told reporters after inaugurating various projects at the Mathura Junction.

She also said she would request Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to introduce a train between Mathura and Lucknow.

“I would request Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for introduction of a train between Mathura and Lucknow for the benefit of pilgrims coming from eastern Uttar Pradesh.”
Hema Malini, BJP MP and Actor

Ranjan Yadav, DRM, Agra said the modernisation of Mathura Junction was on at a cost of Rs 20 crore.

Facilities like escalators, two lifts, foot-over bridge at Baad station, solar system, renovation of waiting rooms, widening of entry at Gate Number One have been undertaken at a cost of Rs 8 crore, he said.

ADRM DK Singh said the DRM office in Agra has been equipped with two scanners apart from widening the entry and exit of Gate Number One and renovating VIP lounge.

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