Subhashini Yadav, a Congress debutant within the Bihar election, has the large job of defending her father’s legacy. Sharad Yadav, a veteran politician, received and misplaced many occasions from the Madhepura Lok Sabha constituency.
The 73-year-old is at present in a hospital in Delhi.
His daughter Subhashini is contesting from the Bihariganj seat in Madhepura, the place voting will happen on Saturday, within the final part of the Bihar election.
Election posters within the constituency introduce her as Subhashini Sharad Yadav.
Sharad Yadav has represented Madhepura in Parliament 4 occasions. He misplaced the final two Lok Sabha elections.
Subhashini Yadav is from Madhya Pradesh, however she selected Madhepura for her first ballot contest as a mark of respect to BP Mandal, the creator of the Mandal Fee report, who was born right here.
The Mandal Fee report, offering 27 per cent reservation in authorities jobs to Different Backward Castes, was applied by the VP Singh authorities on the centre by which Sharad Yadav was a senior member. Mr Yadav together with Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had performed an necessary position within the “Mandal motion” that led to the roles quota within the Nineties.
“This has been my father Sharad Yadav’s karmabhoomi and the sort of help and love that you’ve got given him over the previous 25-30 years, I can also really feel the identical right here at this time,” she mentioned at a public rally at Bihariganj on Wednesday.
“I’m your candidate, your daughter. I’ve come right here to serve you, to fulfil the goals of my father,” she instructed the gang.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who was campaigning along with her, praised Sharad Yadav and appealed to the crowds to vote for “his sister” Subhashini.
“I’ve not mentioned this in any of my speeches in Bihar elections. I need a assure from you that you’ll make Sharad ji’s daughter win the election. I’m not asking for myself, however for you and Sharad Yadav ji, who’s your chief, ” Mr Gandhi mentioned.
Subhashini Raj Rao, married right into a Congress household of Haryana, joined the social gathering simply earlier than the Bihar election.
Although the Madhepura meeting seat would have been the best launch pad for her, the Congress needed to accept Bihariganj as Madhepura went to the RJD’s share.
Subhashini Yadav faces two-time Janata Dal United MLA Niranjan Mehta, Lok Janshakti Occasion candidate Vijay Kumar Singh and Prabhash Kumar of Janadhikar Occasion (JAP) headed by former Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav.
Dinesh Chandra Yadav of the Janata Dal United had received from Madhepura in final 12 months’s Lok Sabha election, defeating Sharad Yadav, who had contested from the RJD of Lalu Yadav.
JDU chief and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whereas campaigning for his social gathering candidate lately, avoided talking something towards Sharad Yadav, his former social gathering colleague, and Subhashini.