Bharatiya Janata Party BJP candidate Chandana Bauri registered one of the significant wins in the West Bengal Assembly polls from the Saltora constituency
Bengaluru: The election results of as many as 4 states and 1 Union territory have been announced.
While BJP won Puducherry and Assam, DMK won Tamil Nadu and Pinarayi Vijayan won Kerala. TMC won West Bengal.
Bharatiya Janata Party BJP candidate Chandana Bauri registered one of the significant wins in the West Bengal Assembly polls from the Saltora constituency.
All of 30 years Bauri’s husband is Sraban is a mason. She got 91,648 votes which amount to 45.28 per cent of the total vote share, according to the Election Commission.
Her assets amount to just Rs 31,985, while her husband's assets worth Rs 30,311. The couple has three children and also owns three cows and three goats.
"Before the tickets were announced I had no idea that I would be selected as a candidate in the legislative assembly polls. Many people encouraged me to apply for a nomination online, but I did not think I would be able to achieve this feat." Chandana had told ANI earlier in March.
Swarajya notes that Saltora, a Scheduled Caste Assembly constituency, has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 33.39 per cent. The estimated literacy level of the Bankura district in which this constituency falls is 70.95 per cent.
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Last Updated May 3, 2021, 5:11 PM IST