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Standing Tall

by | 7th, May 2004

‘AJIT Kumar Jain is trying to earn himself a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the most unsuccessful politician of all time.

The employee of a jewellery factory at Dhar in Madhya Pradesh is already a veteran of seven national, nine state and seven civic elections, and is standing in the country’s national elections for the eighth time so that he can get in the record books for losing the most number of times.

Mr Jain, who claims to have spent only £3.84 on election expenses, is using a chariot mounted on a handcart, bearing the slogan: ‘Ensure my defeat with the maximum number of votes’, as his campaign vehicle.

Even Iain Duncan Smith would be hard pressed to compete…’

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