Namdeo Das Tyagi alias ‘Computer Baba’ led a group of ‘Sadhus’ on Wednesday and took out a roadshow in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal in support of Congress Candidate Digvijay Singh. Singh in the mega battle is pitched against Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and Malegaon accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur from this Lok Sabha constituency.
Digvijay Singh took part in the roadshow along with a group of Sadhus. The roadshow passes through lanes of Old Bhopal through Peer Gate and Sankari lanes.
Speaking to media, ‘Computer Baba’ said that Sadhus from the nation should reach Bhopal to ensure the victory of Digvijay Singh. Earlier on Tuesday. group of sadhus led by Namdeo Das Tyagi performed ‘hatha yoga’ and did ‘havan’.
Computer Baba was granted the status of a minister in BJP State Government led by former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
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Bhopal Lok Sabha Seat is considered as a stronghold of the saffron party. BJP had held the seat 8 times since 1989, Congress had last won an election in 1984 on the seat. In 2014 General Elections, BJP’s Alok Sanjar defeated Congress’ PC Sharma with over 3.5 lakh votes.
BJP Senior Leader Uma Bharti had in 1999 won from the seat by defeating Congress’ Suresh Pachori with over 1.7 lakh votes.
General Elections 2019 has already begun and would spread on seven phases from April 11 and May 19. Bhopal will go to polls on May 12. While remaining 118 Lok Sabha Seats across the nation will go to polls in last two phases – slated for May 12 and May 19.