Rajasthan Election 2023 News: A triangular contest is being seen these days in Shahpura assembly seat, which is famous across the country for transportation. Who will win and who will lose here will be decided only on December 3, but as the election date is coming closer, the excitement on this seat is increasing. People living in this assembly constituency also seem to be very curious about the results.
On this seat falling in Jaipur Dehat, Congress has fielded Chhatra leader Manish Yadav, who has been losing elections twice in a row, while BJP has also given ticket to youth leader Upen Yadav, who has been fighting for the students for a long time. Between these two, veteran Congress leader Kamla Beniwal’s son and sitting independent MLA Alok Beniwal has once again made the contest interesting by joining as an independent.
Who has so much power?
1. Upen Yadav, BJP
BJP candidate Upen Yadav has been active in this area for the last 6 years. He has been protesting on the streets regarding employment of youth. Because of which he has tremendous popularity on social media. He has more than 9 lakh 71 thousand followers on X (earlier Twitter). Seeing his popularity among the people, BJP has given him the ticket.
2. Manish Yadav, Congress
Congress candidate Manish Yadav has been the student union president of Rajasthan University. Due to this, he has a lot of popularity among the youth. Manish Yadav had contested the 2013 elections from this seat as an independent candidate, in which he got more than 25,000 votes. Contested elections on Congress symbol in 2018, but did not win the elections. However, their popularity is continuously increasing.
3. Alok Beniwal, Independent
Alok Beniwal, son of veteran Congress leader Kamla Beniwal, wanted to contest elections from Congress in 2018, but the party did not give him the ticket. After this, he contested the elections as an independent candidate and won from Shahpura and became MLA. Alok Beniwal’s name has also surfaced in the Jal Jeevan Mission scam. He is also facing legal problems in this matter. In this election also, he was seeking ticket from Congress, but after his name cropped up in Jal Jeevan Mission scam, Congress distanced himself from him and once again Congress gave ticket to Manish Yadav. In such a situation, angry Alok Beniwal is contesting the elections as an independent candidate for the second time.
Special information related to Shahpura seat
There are more than 10000 trucks famous for transportation in Shahpura. Number of Jats is 50000, Number of Yadavs is 45000, Number of Gurjars is 15000, Number of Malis is 15000, Brahmins are 16000, SC is 30000.
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