Former Lok Sabha speaker and BJP veteran Sumitra Mahajan, who was honoured with Padma Bhushan award for her lengthy companies in public life, on Wednesday mentioned she had not retired from politics and can all the time stay a BJP employee.
Ms Mahajan was accorded a heat welcome on the Devi Ahilybai Holkar Airport right here the place she landed after receiving the award in Delhi. BJP MP from Indore, Shankar Lalwani, Madhya Pradesh Water Assets Minister Tulsiram Silawat and others had been current on the event.
“No matter process BJP office-bearers will ask me to do within the get together’s curiosity, I’ll do this work. I’ll proceed to work within the social sector additionally,” Ms Mahajan informed reporters.
Ms Mahajan (78), who’s popularly referred to as “Tai“, mentioned in a lighter vein, “I’ve not taken retirement from politics,” sending peals of laughter within the viewers.
Recalling late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ms Mahajan mentioned a political employee will stay so even when he/she will not be occupying any submit.
She mentioned, “Even as we speak, I’m a political employee and can stay so endlessly.”
The previous Lok Sabha speaker mentioned she had finished politics in a traditional however result-oriented method due to which she was thought of for a giant award like Padma Bhushan.
Ms Mahajan had received the Lok Sabha polls from Indore from 1989 to 2014 for eight instances.
She had determined to not contest the 2019 elections apparently owing to the casual rule in BJP which does not permit leaders who’ve crossed 75 years to contest.
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