Name: Raj Kumari Chauhan
Constituency: Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)
Party: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
Terms in Parliament: First Term
Contact Information: 223, Sudiyal Chherat, Tehsil Koil, Aligarh
Wife of Jayveer Singh, a minister in the Mayawati Government, Raj Kumari Chauhan is a first time contestant, defeating her rivals Bijendra Singh of the Congress, Sheela Gautam, BJP and Zafar Alam of the SP, despite the fact that Sheela Gautam represented Aligarh seat four times till 1999, and Bijendra Singh since then. Zafar Alam also had considerable support from the Muslims. But beating all odds, this greenhorn has had her first taste of success.
For more details, visit the following links:
- Ravish Tiwari. 2009. One seat where Kalyan effect is helping Mulayam: Aligarh. http://www.indianexpress.com. 28/4/09. 6/6/09