Patna/New Delhi: Shreyasi Singh, a Commonwealth Video games gold medal-winning shooter, is a BJP candidate within the Bihar meeting election. The 30-year-old entered politics solely not too long ago and joined the BJP earlier this month.
She is the daughter of former union minister and Lok Sabha MP, Digvijay Singh, who died in 2010.
Ms Singh makes her electoral debut from the Jamui meeting seat. This seat falls within the Jamui Lok Sabha constituency of Lok Janata Celebration chief president Chirag Paswan.
The athlete-politician has movable belongings price Rs. 1.04 crore and immovable belongings price 3.35 crore, in accordance with the main points given to the Election Fee.
In Jamui, she is pitted in opposition to ex-Bihar minister Vijay Prakash Yadav of Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD, the sitting MLA whose elder brother Jaiprakash Narayan Yadav is a former union minister and an in depth aide of occasion supremo Lalu Prasad.
Throughout her election marketing campaign, Ms Singh stated she desires to change into the face of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Aatmanirbhar” (self-reliant) India initiative and work in the direction of creating job alternatives in Bihar so that folks within the state do not need to maneuver exterior the state to earn a livelihood.
A graduate of Delhi College’s Hansraj School, Ms Singh had represented India in two occasions on the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Video games however didn’t win a single medal.
She received the person silver medal in double entice in Glasgow and adopted that by successful a bronze medal on the 2014 Asian Video games in Incheon. The Arjuna Awardee received a taking pictures gold medal within the 2018 Commonwealth Video games in Australia.
Ms Singh plans to proceed along with her sports activities profession together with politics. “That’s the reason I’ve chosen to contest meeting polls reasonably than Lok Sabha polls. An meeting constituency is smaller than a Lok Sabha constituency. Profitable an Olympic gold continues to be my dream,” she informed news company PTI-Bhasha.
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