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Pawar may opt for Rajya Sabha route, won’t contest 2014 polls

Screenshot_2Sharad Pawar Chief of NCP, has ruled out the possibility of contesting the Lok Sabha elections and is all set to take the Rajya Sabha route.

“I have decided to stop. This will enable me to devote maximum time to party work. I am not averse to being in the Rajya Sabha. Biennial elections to the Upper House of Parliament will be held in March,” the 73 year old Union Agriculture minister told the NCP workers.

“I have been contesting and winning elections for 47 years. But now people want new faces and NCP will promote youth and women,” Pawar said while addressing to the reporters.