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Candidate's wife never votes for him

Imagine a candidate whose wife always votes for his rival! That's the case with Ajit Kumar Jain 'Patwa' of Madhya Pradesh.

delhi Updated: Apr 25, 2009 19:19 IST

Imagine a candidate whose wife always votes for his rival! That's the case with Ajit Kumar Jain 'Patwa' of Madhya Pradesh.

Jain, 55, is contesting from Indore as an independent for a record 27th time and is busy campaigning. But he always fails to "woo" his wife Rajkumari Jain, who votes for his rival.

Ask him why his wife doesn't vote for him and he says: "Bai bai ko vote deti hai (women vote for women).

"My wife votes for the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party's) Sumitra Mahajan even though she has done little for the city," he said.

Jain, who earns Rs.200 per day by making fancy necklaces, has contested no less than eight times for the Lok Sabha and nine times each for the assembly and Indore Municipal Corporation.

This time round he wants enough people to vote for him so that he does not lose his deposit. But will Rajkumari be one of them?