I want to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls, serve people, says Kanimozhi after acquittal in 2G scam

Daughter of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi is serving a second term in the Rajya Sabha.

Published: 22nd December 2017 11:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2017 03:20 AM   |  A+A-

DMK leader Kanimozhi at the on-going winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Friday. (Express photo by Shekhar Yadav)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, who was yesterday acquitted in the 2G spectrum scam case, wants to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, according to her interview on a news channel.

Kanimozhi said she always wanted to contest elections and serve the people.

Asked if she would contest the Lok Sabha polls, the DMK leader told NDTV: "I will ask the party if I can ... the party has to make a decision." "I always wanted to contest elections ... to have a constituency and to be able to work and see things happening," she said.

Daughter of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi is serving a second term in the Rajya Sabha. She was arrested in the 2G spectrum case and later released on bail.

The 49-year-old MP said she was fond of reading and her husband G Aravindaan made sure she had a constant supply of books in the Tihar Jail, where she was lodged for a brief period.

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