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Third gender victory in Jhenaidah UP elections again

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  • 07 January, 2022 11:20:18

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Jhenaidah Correspondent: Shampa Khatun Poppy of the third gender, a member of the 1st reserved women's warder, has won the election of the 15th Fulhari Union Parishad of Shailkupa upazila of Jhenaidah.

She received 2,101 votes with the helicopter symbol. She contested in the 5th phase of UP elections on Wednesday in wards 1, 2 and 3 of Fulhari Union and lost to two others by a big margin. According to the Upazila Election Office, Shampa Khatun Poppy is the 4th child of Ruhul Amin Khandaker of Arpara village in Shalikha upazila of Magura. She got married to Abdul Amin Russell of Fulhari village in Shailkupa upazila of Jhenaidah in 2013. At first Russell's family treated him well, but after a while the beatings and torture began.

Russell divorced her last year. However, he was serving the people from Fulhari. He said that he was intimidated in various ways, but he did not give up. People have reciprocated the love. ”At first, I was feeling better. But as the election drew to a close, I was subjected to a lot of persecution. I would not have had posters, my people would have been threatened, I would not have been allowed on the field, I would have been insulted. " . But no one will be able to tear down the poster that has entered the minds of the people. "I am very happy to have won the election," said Shampa Khatun Poppy. She thanked the locals. She will serve everyone as much as he can.

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