President's Sharmishta Mukherjee daughter to contest Delhi polls

 President Pranab Mukherjee`s daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee was among the 15 candidates named by the Congress Thursday for the Delhi assembly polls.

IANS| Last Updated: Jan 15, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee`s daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee was among the 15 candidates named by the Congress Thursday for the Delhi assembly polls.

Sharmishta Mukherjee, 49, will contest from the Greater Kailash Colony assembly constituency in south Delhi.

She will take on Aam Aadmi Party leader and former transport minister Saurabh Bhardwaj.

Voting for the 70-member assembly will take place Feb 7.