Urmila Matondkar joins Congress, she says My Family Followed Nehru and Patel, she is here to stay, meets Rahul Gandhi. Bollywood actress Rangeela Urmila Matondkar has officially joined the Congress after meeting party chief Rahul Gandhi in Delhi. The Congress made the announcement by tweeting a picture of the actor receiving a bouquet from Rahul Gandhi.
Later, at a press conference, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the actor will contribute in spreading the Congress ideology and strengthening the party.
“I am here because I believe in the ideology of Congress and what the party stands for. I have not joined the party for the sake of elections,” Urmila told reporters.
Welcomed into the party by top Congress leaders, including party President Rahul Gandhi, Matondkar dismissed all apprehensions and said: “I am here to stay – even after the elections.”