West Bengal Polls: BJP’s candidate for Bankura, Chandana Bauri-daily wage worker’s wife with 3 goats, 3 cows, mud house with no toilet

New Delhi: Chandana Bauri (30)-BJP candidate for Saltora Assembly seat in West Bengal’s Bankura, is one of the poorest nominees in the poll race.

Chandana’s husband is a ‘mason’ who works as a daily wager earning about Rs 400 for a day’s work.

As life is difficult for daily wage workers during the monsoon season, so at that time Chandana works as a helper with him to support her family.

Both husband and wife are MNREGA card holders. They have three children.

Assets of Chandana Bauri

 – 3 goats

– 3 cows

– A mud house with no toilet

– Rs 31, 985 in cash & bank deposits.

Since Chandana is a senior district BJP member, the ticket is like a like a blessing for the 30-year-old.

As election dates are coming closer, Chandana leaves her house in Kelai village in Gangajalghati block by 8 am every day for campaigning.

For the last two times, Trinamool’s Swapan Barui has won from Saltora constituency reserved for Scheduled Castes by a margin of over 10,000 votes. Meanwhile, in 2021 elections the party has fielded a Santosh Kumar Mandal as the new candidate.

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