Chandigarh: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is emerging as the single largest party in the Punjab Legislative Assembly elections (Punjab Assembly Election Result 2022) and the party has secured a two-thirds majority in the trends. In this election, Jeevanjot Kaur defeated Congress state president Navjot Singh Sidhu and Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia from Amritsar East seat.
Who is Jeevan Jyot Kaur, popularly known as Pad Woman?
Jeevanjot Kaur, who entered the electoral fray for the first time, is known as ‘Pad Woman’ for running a program. Jeevan Jyot provided sanitary napkins to women prisoners in jails across Punjab under this program. Jeevan Jyot Kaur has made poor women aware of the ill effects of using plastic sanitary pads.
Jeevan Jyot Kaur is the founder of She Samaj
Jeevanjot Kaur is also the founder of She Samaj and her organization is working for the welfare of the poor people of the community. Jeevan Jyot Kaur has also tied up with a foreign company, which provides free of cost reusable sanitary pads to rural women.
Daughter is Dentist and Son is Lawyer in the High Court
The daughter of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Jeevanjot Kaur is a dentist and her son is a lawyer in the High Court. His daughter and son also campaigned during the election campaign. Apart from this, her parents, husband and mother-in-law were roaming around seeking votes from the people.