India. In Rajasthan, queens and princesses go on the assault of power


On the occasion of the regional elections of December 7, many women of royal blood are candidates under the color saffron of BJP, the nationalist party of Narendra Modi.

A princely election This is how the regional poll is due to take place on 7 December in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The daily DNA Indeed, many candidates will be women of royal blood. "Queens and princesses will get on the ring " under the colors of the ruling Hindu nationalist party, the BJP, says the newspaper. This is of course the case of the outgoing head of government, Vasundhara Raje, who bears the title of "Queen of Dholpur " and who presents himselfin the constituency of Jhalawar for the fourth time in a row ". His Minister of Tourism, Krishnendra Kaur Deepa, who has already served five terms in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, is a candidate in Bharatpur district. She is the cousin of the king of this city, who is a member of Congress (opposition) party.

Another example of a presidential candidate is Sidhi Bikaner, Princess of Bikaner, a city famous for its red sandstone fort near the Pakistan border. A member of Kota's royal family, Kalpana Devi is "a new member of this princesses club ", highlighted DNA She goes into politics for the first time, while her husband has sat in the past at the National Assembly in Delhi, under the banner of the Congress Party.

Rebels, queens and rajasthani princesses? Some in any case had to swallow their ambitions. The princess of Jaipur, Diya Kumari, as well as the queen of Karauli, Rohini Kumari, "Failed to obtain the nomination" of BJP for this time, we learn DNA. They will wait until the next election, in five years.


This newspaper belongs to a large press group that also owns the daily Hindiphone Dainik Bhaskar and the Zee TV entertainment channel. It is aimed at urban youth and gives pride of place to celebrity news.
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