27 year old Yukti Chaudhary won the Fatehabad Zila Parishad seat. Yukti is an LLM in international human rights from The Harvard Law School. She has done her graduation from Delhi University. She won by a thin margin of 35 votes.
This is what Yukti had to say “Education will help me and others like me in understanding policies of the state for better implementation of the same,” she says, adding that her experience in a foreign institute has broadened her perspective in life.
Her immediate plan is to resolve drinking water issues in this area.
Yukti is not the only educated woman who won the elections. Richa, sarpanch of Sugh village in Yamunanagar, s an MBA. She defeated her sister-in-law in the polls. Another MBA, Nitasha Bansal, has been elected to Ellenabad block samiti in Sirsa district.
Kudos to you girls!