The results of the Punjab assembly elections 2022 are out. For the first time in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government is going to be formed. However, after the election results are out, there is a lot of discussion about Jeevan Jyot Kaur of Aam Aadmi Party. Jeevan Jyot Kaur, who was in the electoral fray from the East seat of Amritsar, has defeated two veteran leaders of the state. An ordinary worker, Jeevan Jyot Kaur has defeated leaders like Punjab Pradesh Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu and Shiromani Akali Dal stalwart Bikram Singh Majithia.
Jeevan Jyot Kaur runs an NGO
Jeevan Jyot Kaur has been working as a social worker in the city for a long time. She is serving the common people with one of her NGO (Hemkunt Education Society). Jeevan Jyot Kaur has been managing the education of needy children of Amritsar city for nearly two decades. Apart from this, their NGO works on eradicating uneducated and unemployment, health services, rehabilitation and empowering youth by providing technical education.
Associated with Aam Aadmi Party since 2015
Jeevan Jyot Kaur has studied law. She comes from a simple family. Jeevan Jyot Kaur has been associated with the Aam Aadmi Party since 2015 and has been the president of the party’s women’s wing. Kaur has studied BA LLB. Jeevan Jyot Kaur has contested for the first time and defeated Navjot Singh Sidhu, the veteran leader of Punjab’s politics. Along with this, veteran Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia has also been defeated.
Sidhu by a margin of 6,750 votes
Jeevan Jyot Kaur defeated her nearest rival Navjot Singh Sidhu by a margin of 6,750 votes. Jeevan Jyot Kaur got 39,679 votes, while Navjot Singh Sidhu got 32,929 votes. Vikram Singh Majithia came third in Amritsar East assembly seat and got 25,188 votes.
You are there for change not politics – Kaur
Regarding the victory of the party, Jeevan Jyot Kaur said that this time people wanted change. He said that Aam Aadmi Party is the only party which has come for change, not politics. She told that she runs an NGO. He said, “My NGO is active in three states. In 2015, I felt that I should join a political party to do social service in a better way, so I found Aam Aadmi Party to be the only party which does social service. works.”
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