95-year-old woman files nomination for assembly seat

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95-year-old woman files nomination for assembly seat

Agra - Jal Devi had to be escorted to the election office on a wheel chair

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Published: Wed 25 Jan 2017, 4:37 PM

Last updated: Wed 25 Jan 2017, 6:39 PM

A 95-year-old woman, believed to be the oldest candidate in Uttar Pradesh, has filed her nomination papers from Khairagarh assembly seat in Agra.
Jal Devi had to be escorted to the election office on a wheel chair yesterday.
She said that her aim is to root out corruption. She is already a member of the panchayat in Jagner block, having won with a record number of votes.
The constituency in Agra will go to polls in the first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh on February 11. Uttar Pradesh will have voting in seven phases between February 11 and March 8. Results will be announced on March 11.


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