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Arjun Rampal, Shroff to get roles in BJP script?

DNDEL1654 | 1/11/2017 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :234 | Politics & Governance



New Delhi: The romance between celluloid and politics is an old one. On Tuesday afternoon, Bollywood personality Arjun Rampal paid a visit to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters, amidst indications that he may add to the party’s star quotient in the assembly elections.
“I have come here to extend my support to the party because I believe that the steps that the Modi government is taking like demonetization and Swacch Bharat are good,” Rampal said after meeting BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya. Another actor Jackie Shroff is also likely to extend his support to the BJP, sources said. In the past too, the BJP has had its share of Bollywood stars, who are crowd pullers in election campaigns, irrespective of thei
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