Will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says Priya Dutt

New Delhi, Jan 7 : Former Member of Parliament Priya Dutt has written a letter to Congress president Rahul Gandhi and said that she is not willing to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections citing personal reasons.

“I will not be contesting 2019 general elections. These past yrs have been exciting&enlightening for me. However, I struggled to keep a balance b/w my personal &political life. While I did my best&managed, it took a toll on many aspects of my life. ,” Dutt said.

In September 2018, she was relieved by the Congress leadership of her responsibilities as the secretary of All India Congress Committee. She was informed about the same through an official letter sent by veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot.

Sharing the letter on Twitter, Priya Dutt had written, “I recieved a letter relieving me of my duties as secretary AICC, I am very Thank full and extremely grateful to Mrs Gandhi and Rahulji to have given me this opportunity to serve the party for all these years. I thank all my colleagues in AICC for their help and guidance.”

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