<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>As Gurdaspur gears up for a by-election following the death of MP Vinod Khanna, the late actor’s wife Kavita Khanna’s name is being fielded by local BJP workers to complete the developmental work initiated by her husband.Vinod Khanna, a four–time MP, first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, and went on to retain the seat till 2009, when he lost to the then Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa. In 2014, he was chosen to contest the election and re-claimed the seat with a vote margin of 1.36 lakh.With two years to go for the next Lok Sabha polls, the constituency is now gearing up for a bypoll, with the names of actors Akshay Kumar and Rishi Kapoor doing the rounds.”Apart from being his (Vinod Khanna) wife, she has been actively campaigning during previous polls and has been overseeing the work in the constituency in his absence. She would be able to connect with the people,” says Vijay Verma, BJP General Secretary, Gurdaspur.Sources say she has expressed her willingness to complete the projects which the late actor had planned for the constituency.


Gurdaspur: Will Vinod Khanna’s wife step in?