Bharatiya Janata Party BJP candidate Chandana Bauri registered one of the significant wins in the West Bengal Assembly polls from the Saltora constituency.
30-year-old Bauri, whose husband, Sraban Bauri is a mason, got 91,648 votes which amount to 45.28 per cent of the total vote share, according to the Election Commission Website.
Nearest candidate Sontosh Kumar Mondal of All India Trinamool Congress trailed by 4,145 votes in the end.
Bauri's assets amount to just Rs 31,985, while her husband's assets worth Rs 30,311, according to the affidavit filed by her in Election. The couple has three children and also owns three cows and three goats as reported by The New Indian Express.
"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.
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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