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General Election 2014: Karuna Shukla becomes the Congress candidate from Bilaspur
08-Mar-2014 / ( National - Previous | Next | Last )


The great Indian election season has started. The Chief Election Commissioner has announced the General Elections 2014.

Something new has happened this season. The Congress party has beat BJP in announcing its candidate for Bilaspur constituency. Karuna Shukla, has been selected to contest from Bilaspur as the Congress candidate.

The niece of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Karuna Shukla was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) until 25 October 2013. She has quit the party after the BJP had neglected her for the 2013 state elections.

She had joined the Indian National Congress on 27 Feb 2014.

She had won the Lok Sabha elections in 2004 from Janjgir constituency as a BJP candidate. In 2009, she had again contested as a BJP candidate from Korba but lost to Congress party's Charan Das Mahant.




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