Akshay Kumar or Rishi Kapoor: Who will inherit Vinod Khanna's seat?

New Delhi: Names of Bollywood biggies are doing the rounds as probable who will fill the Gurdaspur seat after the sad demise of the veteran star and MP Vinod Khanna. They are superstar Akshay Khanna and Rishi Kapoor.

 Name of his wife Kavita Khanna, who was taking care and working for the constituency, is also strongly emerging. Sympathy votes will also be with her. But the BJP sources say that someone from the party cadre, who is also backed by RSS will be the chosen one.

By this logic, Swaran Salaria, whom BJP ignored to favour Vinod Khanna is the strongest name as he has the RSS and is also very close to yoga guru Baba Ramdev.

It will not be a cake walk for BJP because the ruling Congress will try its level best to win the state. Therefore the ticket will be given with great caution.

Other names of Bollywood include Sunny Deol and Vinod Khanna's son Akshay Khanna.

It remains to be seen who will take the plunge.

Akshay Kumar is a popular name but his hands are too full with Bollywood commitments. Sunny Deol is also a popular name who has a big fan-following in Punjab. At present, it's wait and watch.

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