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The Great Khali stopped from campaigning in India’s Bengal

  • April 28, 2019

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Professional wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, known as The Great Khali, has been stopped from campaigning in India’s Bengal, reported Hindustan Times.

On April 26, he participated in a roadshow for his “friend” Anupam Hazra, a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bengal’s Jadavpur Lok Sabha constituency in Kolkata’s southern suburbs.

A complaint was filed against the wrestler for participating in the campaign. The complainant, the Trinamool Congress, said that Khali is a citizen of the US and cannot campaign for elections in Bengal.

The complaint said that a foreigner should not be allowed to influence the minds of Indian voters as he has no knowledge of who would be an appropriate MP in India.

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