Paris Mayor vs France President: Why Hidalgo challenging Macron is significant

PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2021 04:46 PM IST
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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo launched her bid for the French presidency, stressing green and social issues, and far-right leader Marine Le Pen set out her vision for the top job as the race to unseat incumbent Emmanuel Macron gathers pace. France is going for presidential polls next year and the contest has been kicked off. Macron is yet to say anything about running for his second term but he is likely to do so. No woman so far has become the president of France and both Hidalgo and Le Pen are seeking to script a new chapter in the country's history. Watch this report for more.

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