Publish Date: | Sat, 15 Jan 2022 09:34 AM (IST)
Nautanwa Assembly Seat: The election mercury has reached its peak in Uttar Pradesh. There are 403 assembly seats here, but the mood of thrill, drama and emotions like the Nautanwa assembly seat is not seen anywhere. Nautanwan is the last assembly seat of the state, from where Nepal begins. There is a competition between BSP, BJP and SP in the electoral fray, but the Tripathi family is the most talked about. At present, the MLA is independent Amanmani Tripathi. Amanmani Tripathi is the son of former Bahubali Amarmani Tripathi. In 2017, when Amanmani Tripathi had filed as an independent, he was in jail for the murder of his wife. His father and mother were also in jail. The sisters had campaigned and finally Amanmani Tripathi reached the assembly for the first time. This time (UP Assembly Elections 2022) who is in the election fray, it will be interesting.
Nautanwa Assembly Seat: Know what happened in 2017 UP assembly elections
The last election in UP was fought jointly by the SP and the Congress. Then both the parties had fielded sitting MLA Kunwar Kaushal Singh as the candidate of the alliance. In front of Kaushal Singh as an independent, Amanmani had set the tone. Aman Mani was then lodged in jail and the sisters took charge of his election campaign. In the end, the hard work of the sisters paid off and the brother got the victory. Aman Mani defeated his nearest rival Kunwar Kaushal Kishor of SP by a margin of more than 32 thousand votes.
3 out of 5 members are in jail, sisters were campaigning
There was a time when Tripathi used to speak in the family area. Amarmani Tripathi has been an MLA and a minister. In the Madhumita Shukla murder case, he contested the elections while in jail in 2007 and won. Amarmani is still in jail and is accompanied by his wife Madhu Mani. Son Amanmani had contested the 2012 elections on an SP ticket, but lost. Amanmani is in jail for the murder of his wife Sara Singh. In 2017, if SP did not give ticket, then independents had entered the fray. The election campaign was spearheaded by two sisters, Tanumani and Alankrita, after all the prominent members of the family were in jail. 27-year-old Tanu has done MA in International Relations from the University of London. At the same time, 24-year-old Alankrita has done a course in fashion designing from Delhi. Cousins Anay Mani and Anant Mani had helped Tanu and Alankrita in the electoral fray. 28-year-old Anay is an engineer while 24-year-old Anant is an LLB, LLM.
Amanmani’s mother-in-law’s video was also in the news
During the election campaign, the video of Amanmani’s mother-in-law i.e. Sara Singh’s mother was also in the news, in which she cried and appealed that people should not vote for her daughter’s killer.
Photo: When Amanmani married Sara Singh, Amanmani is in jail only in the case of Sara’s murder