BSP MLA`s daughter denied nomination in UP

The nomination of the daughter of a sitting BSP MLA for panchayat elections was disqualified for being underage, officials said Wednesday.

Bulandshahr: The nomination of the daughter of a sitting BSP MLA for panchayat elections was disqualified for being underage, officials said Wednesday.

Election officer and Additional District Magistrate,
Satish Chand yesterday rejected the nomination of Juhi Sharma,
daughter of Anil Sharma, a two-time winning MLA from Khurja
assembly segment, on the pretext of being underage, they said.
Juhi`s nomination for membership of Zila Panchayat was
found invalid after she was found 10 months underage against
the prescribed age limit of 21 years.
The action was taken after the issue was raised by Raj
Kumar Giri of Rashtriya Lok Dal and Ex-Chairman of Zila
Panchayat.

PTI