Woman defeats mother-in-law

JALANDHAR: Kamaljeet Kaur, who faced her mother-in-law in elections to the post of in Begampura village, won by a comfortable margin. Out of 160 votes polled, Kamaljeet got 88 votes, while her mother-in-law got just 41 votes. The remaining 31 votes went to a third candidate.

Kamaljeet was supported by the Congress. Even as clear signs of bitterness between the two were visible, the two sides were also trying to reconcile. After her victory, Kamaljeet sought her mother-in-law?s blessings by touching her feet. While Bimla returned home directly from the polling booth, Kamaljeet and her supporters celebrated the victory by visiting the village gurdwara. Later, when she reached home, Bimla Devi welcomed her by pouring mustard oil along the door ? a traditional gesture of welcome.
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