Aam Aadmi Event’s big-killer Jeevan Jyot Kaur, who defeated Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Majithia in the Punjab Assembly election, has mentioned her victory changed into as soon as the “magic of Kejriwal’s Delhi model”.
It changed into as soon as Kaur’s first electoral battle—and victory—in opposition to two stalwart candidates who had beneath no instances lost an election sooner than. She polled 39,520 votes in opposition to 32,807 polled by Sidhu and 25,112 by Majithia on the Amritsar East seat.
Kaur is a social activist identified as “padwoman” for her marketing campaign selling menstrual hygiene in Amritsar. She won her debut election as the AAP secured a ancient mandate in Punjab. The birthday party won 92 seats in Punjab Assembly. It is a long way the first time that a celebration has won bigger than 90 seats in Punjab election.
Jeevan Jyot Kaur knowledgeable India Nowadays, “Of us fetch voted for the swap in Punjab. It is a long way the magic of Arvind Kejriwal’s Delhi model.”
“I am overjoyed that folk fetch voted for a swap. They’ve adopted the Delhi model. Right here is a victory for the in vogue other folks.”
Kaur mentioned, “Wherever I even were given accountability, I even fetch taken it. I are looking for to be a right MLA. I might be with the opposite folks of Amritsar East.Now we fetch made a chain of guarantees, and we must protect them.”
“Of us fetch miniature demands. They need better roads and cleanliness,” she mentioned.
THE PADWOMAN OF AMRITSAR
Faced with an uphill political battle in Sidhu’s space of initiating of Amritsar East, Shiromani Akali Dal fielded birthday party outmoded Bikram Singh Majithia in opposition to him. The AAP fielded Jeevan Jyot Kaur, a social activist identified for her work on menstrual hygiene.
Kaur has served as the chairperson of the SHE Society, a non-profit organisation devoted to increasing a drug-free society.
She has moreover been a long-time affiliate of the EcoShe Menstrual Health Programme, which targets to invent Amritsar a cleaner and extra healthy metropolis for females.
She has volunteered in Punjabi colleges, slums, and rural areas to distribute ambiance-friendly sanitary pads. Kaur campaigned on Amritsar’s order, refusing to deviate from it, relying on her groundwork.
The AAP won a huge mandate in Punjab, while the Congress changed into as soon as lowered to appropriate 18 seats in the issue assembly. Its top leaders, Punjab unit president Navjot Singh Sidhu and Chief Minister Charanjit Channi, lost the polls to AAP candidates.
Most efficient four cupboard ministers retained their seats Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, Tript Bajwa, Sukhjinder Randhawa, and Rana Gurjeet Singh.
Light Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, as properly as Shiromani Akali Dal veterans Sukhbir Singh Badal, Parkash Singh Badal, and Bikram Majithia moreover lost the election to the AAP nominees.