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Congress is in confusion, not us: Amit Shah on reports of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra contesting from Varanasi 

File photo of BJP president Amit Shah. Photograph:( PTI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 23, 2019, 11.29 PM (IST)

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Congress is confused with respect to its candidate from Varanasi. 

Shah said that BJP is clear, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to contest from the constituency. He will hold a roadshow in Kashi on April 25 and file his nomination on April 26," Shah said. 

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On Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Shah said that India is a democratic nation and anyone can contest. 

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"There is democracy in the country, anyone can contest. Congress is in confusion, not us. Our candidate has been declared, Narendra Modi will contest election from here," he added. 

Earlier in the day, Shah said the party's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur was framed in false cases by those who had coined the term "Hindu terror" and indulged in vote bank politics.

He defended her candidature and called it an "absolutely right decision".