Autodriver's wife becomes Rajkot mayor

Rajkot, June 17 (ANI): In a real life miracle story, the wife of an auto driver, affiliated to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected as Rajkot's new mayor and will take charge today.

Rakshaben Boliya praised the leadership of chief f Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi in not differentiating on the basis of gender and class and according recognition to their hard work.

"This decision which the chief minister took is very good for me. This shows that the party doesn't differentiate between low class and high class people and for him all the workers who work for the party are equal," said Boliya.

Raghubhai Narangbhai Boliya, her husband expressed his gratitude to the party for recognizing his wife's hard work.

"I have been working for BJP since 28 years and I am grateful to the party for taking note of my hard work and sincerity and electing my wife for this position," said Raghubhai.

Rakshaben would serve as the mayor for two-and-a-half years and will move from her original house to the mayor's bungalow.

While she has got a car from the party, her husband would continue to earn their livelihood by driving an auto.

The couple married in 1995. (ANI)

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