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Govinda starts campaign from local train

March 26, 2004 12:07 IST
Last Updated: March 26, 2004 12:57 IST

Bollywood star Govinda, a day after being nominated as the Congress candidate from North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, on Friday took a local train from Borivali to hometown Virar.Govinda

He will take on five-time Member of Parliament and Union Minister Ram Naik in the forthcoming election.

Govinda, popularly called 'Virar Ka Chokra', said the journey had brought back memories of his 'good old days'.

"The only thing that I cannot do today while travelling in a local train, which I used to do that time, is to whistle Hindi songs," he said while travelling in a second-class compartment.

"Nothing has changed in the train, people are same, their problems are same," he said.

Travelling by a local train almost after 18 years, Govinda said, this was just a beginning of his quest to 'realign' with common people.

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Why so much importance to stars????? What is so great if he is travelling by train????Thousands of people are travelling daily. Infact, commutors are in ...

Posted by Rajashree

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Instead of giving vide publicity for Govinda's travel by a local train in Mumbai (probably he must have travelled during NON-PEAK hours, that too with ...

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Ha... Thats a joke.. As if, otherwise he did not know how a common struggles.. He himself has enacted a lot of characters in the ...

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Yes . He has taken the right path .meet the people head on in thir day to day like . this will help to establish ...

Posted by suneet joshi

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cogrtulation for joining congress and to contest against sri RAM Naik and i wish a glorious success to him,Praise the lord for his success.

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