Of the eight women candidates, Bidlan, Kumari, Gaur, Tokas, Singh are sitting MLAs and Atishi, Chandela and Dhillon are first time MLA candidates from AAP.
While there are several dynasts and incumbent MLAs who garnered victory from their respective constituencies, a whopping 10 women MLAs are actually first-time winners.
Bala’s historic win is marked by the fact that she is the first female MLA from the constituency in its 42 years of history.
I started as a ground-level worker with BJP as I entered my village to meet people here and there it was decided that I should join politics – BJP specifically, says Nauksham Chaudhary.
Sonali Phogat enjoys immense popularity on video sharing platform TikTok, where she has over one lakh followers.
The only two female candidates who have been given tickets for the first time are Dnyanjyoti Manohar Badane Patil from Dhule Rural and Mukta Tilak who has been fielded from Kasba Peth.
One of the major highlights of the elections is that well-known pugilist Babita Singh has also got a MLA ticket to fight from Dadri constituency of Haryana.
It must require deeply blurry eyesight for a giant party like Congress to completely ignore such a vast gendered political change.
INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala promised a grant of Rs five lakhs for each girl as ‘kanyadaan’ at the time of her marriage. The party has also promised free higher education for girls.
After the Election Commission announced that Haryana assembly elections are slated to be held on October 21, Aam Aadmi Party…
Damini Kain is a 21-year-old girl who is studying Masters in Political Science from Hindu College after finishing a graduate degree in Political Science from Jesus and Marry College (JMC) of DU.
Urmila Matondkar had joined the party five months ago in March ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.