The 75-year-old former Income staffer, who filed his nomination for the Uttar Pradesh Meeting elections on Friday, is all set to contest his 94th election.
Hasnuram Ambedkar, a former Income Division clerk, has contested and misplaced 93 elections since 1985, the 12 months he first entered the fray.
In 1985, Ambedkar instructed PTI that he had give up his activity as ‘Amin’ within the district management after promising to get a price tag from Fatehpur Sikri’s seat.
But if the time got here, the birthday celebration refused to honor his bargaining and as a substitute mocked him, he stated.
‘If I had give up my activity, the birthday celebration would have refused to provide me a price tag and no longer a unmarried vote would were forged within the election.
“After that I decided to contest the elections independently to send a message to them. I contested my first election from Fatehpur Sikri to the state assembly in 1985,” he stated proudly, completing 3rd.
And because then I’ve been contesting each and every election despite the fact that I do know I can lose. I contested and misplaced 93 elections.
When requested what his title was once, he stated he was once a follower of BR Ambedkar, India’s first justice minister and Dalit icon.
He stated he was once actively related to the Backward and Minority Communities Staff Federation (BAMCEF) from 1977 to 1985.
Ambedkar stated he had contested the Gram Pradhan, State Meeting, Gram Panchayat, MLC and Lok Sabha elections and had as soon as long gone to the level of making use of for the put up of President of India, however was once rejected.
Because of his decision to win regardless of dropping 100 in keeping with cent, he were given the title ‘Dhartipakad’ within the space, which is utilized by the locals to explain one’s stubbornness.
He stated he had purchased nomination papers for Agra Rural and Kheragarh constituencies this 12 months and would contest until the a centesimal election even supposing he loses.
Ambedkar stated he would in my view meet other folks to vote for him or even ship postcards to these dwelling in far off spaces.
A resident of Nagla Dulhe in Kheragarh tehsil stated he was once a farmer and was once additionally running beneath the federal government’s MGNREGA scheme.
‘The cash I stored within the election I can spend on campaigning. My circle of relatives additionally helps me. My spouse Shivadevi and 5 sons will at all times be with me to meet my dream, ”he stated.
(Except for for the identify, this text has no longer been edited by means of NDTV group of workers and printed from Syndicate Feed.)