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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 When Teji Bachchan demanded Rajiv Gandhi to make Amitabh Bachchan as Foreign Minister of India Know Chunavi Kissa


Amitabh Bachchan Political Journey: Each time there may be speak of politics within the nation, many occasions the names of Bollywood actors additionally come up in it. This time, whereas Kangana Ranaut and Arun Govil are within the electoral fray, actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was referred to as the megastar of the century many years in the past, additionally performed a political innings. Then there was even dialogue whether or not Amitabh Bachchan needed to change into the Foreign Minister? Come, tell us the story associated to this:

Amitabh Bachchan grew to become MP from Allahabad by defeating former UP CM and veteran chief Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna within the 1984 Lok Sabha elections. Amitabh was happy with the political world in simply 4 years. He had submitted his resignation from Parliament membership within the 12 months 1987, the story behind which is fascinating. Within the ebook 'VP Singh, Chandrashekhar, Sonia Gandhi and I', senior journalist Santosh Bharatiya has written, “Amitabh Bachchan and Rajiv Gandhi had been superb associates however there was a rift of their friendship very quickly.”

Santosh Bharatiya explains the rationale behind this, “VP Singh had change into PM and Rajiv Gandhi (former PM) left the PM residence and began residing at 10 Janpath. Someday when Amitabh Bachchan got here to meet him and left after 10 minutes. After this, Rajiv Gandhi had mentioned that “He’s a snake”. Presently, a journalist was current with Rajiv who later grew to become an MP. His title was Rajiv Shukla. Santosh Bharatiya wrote within the ebook, ” A baby was additionally current at the moment, he instructed me this.”

Teji Bachchan had requested for the Ministry of Exterior Affairs

After Amitabh Bachchan's title cropped up within the 1987 Bofors rip-off, varied sorts of issues had been being talked about him constantly. That is the rationale why Amitabh was planning to resign from MP. Nonetheless, Rajiv Gandhi was refusing him to achieve this. It’s because if Amitabh Bachchan had resigned from Allahabad, VP Singh would have contested the elections from there and would have received simply. After explaining and convincing this, at some point Amitabh Bachchan and mom Teji Bachchan got here to meet Rajiv Gandhi. Within the assembly, Teji Bachchan had put a situation earlier than Rajiv Gandhi, “Amitabh Bachchan won’t resign, simply make him the Foreign Minister.” After this, Rajiv Gandhi saved wanting on the faces of Amitabh Bachchan and his mom for a while. Then later what Rajiv Gandhi feared occurred. By-election was held in Allahabad after which VP Singh defeated Congress candidate Sunil Shastri by an enormous margin.

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