For the first time in the assembly elections held since independence, in 1985, Kanti Singh Vishen of Congress became the first woman MLA by winning the election from Sadar seat. After this, Shashibala Bharti became MLA for the first time from BJP.
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No matter how many efforts have been made to connect half the population with the main stream, but Lakhimpur Kheri district (Lakhimpur Kheri) In this exercise could not show any special charisma. Since independence, women from the district have lagged far behind in representing the assembly. This time too, there is a lot of women seeking tickets for different seats in the district. Of the eight assemblies in the district, women have represented in the assembly by winning elections only three times from Srinagar, once from Sadar and once from Mohammadi. In these, Mayaprasad, who was elected MLA for two consecutive terms from Srinagar seat, was a minister of women’s welfare department in the BSP government.
Assembly elections ( Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022) The board has been laid. Sadar, Nighasan, Mohammadi, Kasta, Dhaurhara, Palia, Srinagar and Gola are eight assembly seats in the district. Apart from BJP, no party has opened its cards on these seats so far. BJP has declared candidates for all the eight seats. Whereas BSP has declared Manmohan Maurya as its candidate for Nighasan seat. In the Mohammadi seat, Congress has fielded Ritu Singh in the election season.
Mayaprasad has been MLA from BSP for two consecutive terms
For the first time in the assembly elections held since independence, in 1985, Kanti Singh Vishen of Congress became the first woman MLA by winning the election from Sadar seat. After this, Shashibala Bharti became MLA for the first time from BJP. BJP’s Krishnaraj became MLA by winning the election from Mohammadi seat. Earlier in the year 1996, Mayaprasad, who contested from Srinagar on a BSP ticket, was a BSP MLA for two consecutive terms. After winning the elections from Srinagar seat again in 2002, she was entrusted with the responsibility of Minister of State for Women’s Welfare Department in the BSP government. In 2017, Srinagar (Reserved) BJP’s Manju Tyagi defeated Samajwadi Party’s Meera Bano by a huge margin of 54939 votes.
More than 10 women ticket contenders in Kheri in 2022 elections
There are more than 10 women ticket contenders in Kheri in the 2022 elections. In two of the eight assembly seats, the Congress and the BSP have just opened their cards regarding the candidates. BJP has released the list of eight candidates. Among them, Srinagar MLA Manju Tyagi is the only woman. This time, except for Nighasan and Palia seats, more than ten women had staked claim to contest the elections. The maximum number of these was in the Sadar seat. The Sadar seat included Pushpa Singh, Preeti Verma, Manju Gupta, Sunaina Manar, Ruby Ashutosh Verma etc. In whose part only disappointment has come.
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