93-year-old woman wins gram panchayat poll in Maharashtra

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Mumbai, Nov 2: In a rare case, a 93-year-old woman won the gram panchayat poll in Dhore Bhamburwadi in Khed tehsil of Pune district.

Gangubai Bhambure filed her nomination papers against an array of political heavyweights. The results were declared in her favour on Sunday as almost the entire village voted for her.

Nonagenarian wins gram panchayat poll

Bhamburwadi gram panchayat body comprises nine members.

After the results, the villagers took out her procession. Bhambure said that her priority would be to solve the drinking water problem and improve the condition of roads in the village.

PTI 

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