Politically empowered! 11 Women candidates who etched history


2024/06/05 10:26:43 IST

Kanimozhi Karunanidhi

    Kanimozhi Karunanidhi won from Thoothukkudi Lok Sabha seat with 563,143 votes. Tamilisai Soundararajan of BJP was the runner-up with 215,934 votes.

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Iqra Choudhary

    Samajwadi candidate Iqra Choudhary has won the elections from the Kairana seat by defeating her closest rival Pradeep Choudhary of BJP.

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Priya Saroj

    A law graduate from Delhi University, Priya Sroj is among the youngest candidates who won the elections. Samajwadi party candidate was contesting elections from the Machhlishahr seat, where her father and former MP Tufani Saroj is a sitting MP.

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Shambhavi Choudhary

    LJP (RV) candidate Shambhavi Chaudhary has won the Samastipur reserved Lok Sabha seat. In this election, Shambhavi defeated her nearest rival Sunny Hazari of Congress by a huge margin and became the youngest and first woman MP of Samastipur Lok Sabha.

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Mahua Moitra

    Trinamool Congress candidate in West Bengals Krishnanagar seat Mahua Moitra won by 56,705 votes. Mahua had recently faced backlash with allegations levelled against her in cash-for-query case.Even after facing this, she has emerged victorious.

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Bansuri Swaraj

    A BJP member and the late Sushma Swarajs daughter, won the New Delhi seat in her first Lok Sabha election. AAP candidate Somnath Bharti was defeated by Swaraj. She won the seat by a margin of 78,370 votes. She has credited PM Modi for her victory.

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Dimple Yadav

    In the Uttar Pradesh constituency of Mainpuri, Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav triumphed with an astounding majority of 2,21,639 votes. Her victory has not only delighted her followers but also heralded a significant change in the political climate in the area.

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Kumari Selja

    Congresss candidate for Haryanas Sirsa seat has won by over 2.5 lakh votes. Previously she had held the position of cabinet minister at the Ministry of Social Justice in the United Progressive Alliance Government during the 15th Lok Sabha.

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Kangana Ranaut

    Actress-turned-politician Kangana Ranaut, BJPs candidate from Mandi constituency in Himachal Pradesh has defeated Congress partys Vikramaditya Singh by a margin of 74,755 votes. Kangana is embarking on her political odyssey after attaining a remarkable debut.

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Hema Malini

    By securing 53.3 percent of votes, BJP candidate from Mathura constituency, Hema Malini has succesfully retained her seat, securing a third consecutive term in the Lok Sabha.

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Misa Bharti

    The elder daughter of party leader Lalu Prasad, Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharti, ran as an RJD candidate and won the Patliputra Lok Sabha seat. She defeated her closest BJP opponent, Ram Kripal Yadav, by a margin of more than 85,000 votes.

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