Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appreciated a BJP candidate, from West Bengal's Ausgram seat Kalita Majhi, who reportedly works as a house help and said she is an example in politics.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi also tagged a media report on Ms Majhi, which states that she is the wife of a plumber and works as a domestic help earning a modest income.
Ms Majhi, the BJP candidate from the Ausgram assembly seat in West Bengal, is an example in politics, PM Modi said in a tweet in Hindi.
पश्चिम बंगाल में आउसग्राम विधानसभा सीट से भाजपा उम्मीदवार कलिता माझी राजनीति में एक मिसाल की तरह हैं। स्वाभिमानपूर्वक गुजर-बसर करने वाली कलिता जी अपने सेवाभाव से समाज के लिए एक उम्मीद बनकर उभरी हैं। https://t.co/Jms9X0yIxV— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 24, 2021
"Kalita ji, who earns a livelihood in a self-respecting manner, has emerged as a new hope for the society through her dedication to serve," he added.
Elections to the 294-member assembly in Bengal will be held from March 27 to April 29 in eight phases. Results will be declared on May 2.