Chhattarpur: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti performed a puja and `havan` at `Mote Ke Mahavir` Hanuman temple here on Saturday, before leaving for Mahoba to file
her nomination for Charkhari Assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh
Uma arrived in a chopper to perform the puja. Later, she told reporters that barring 2008, she had paid visit to the temple everytime when she was to contest an election.
In 2008, Uma had unsuccessfully contested the Assembly
election from Tikamgarh seat in Madhya Pradesh on the ticket
of Bhartiya Janshakti, the outfit she had floated after
In the last fortnight, she had also visited Orchha and
her ancestral Duda village in Chhattarpur district to perform