GP Polls candidate gives birth on polling day eve

Gram Panchayat poll candidate gives birth on polling day eve

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A pregnant woman who contested for Gram Panchayat polls delivered a baby girl at around 11 pm on the eve of polling day at the government community hospital in Wadi town.

Manjula Guduba is the candidate for Ward No 4 at Ingalagi village in Chittapur taluk. Both mother and baby are in fine fettle.

Interestingly, the both new mother and her mother-in-law are in fray. While the mother-in-law contested from Ward No 3, the daughter-in-law is a candidate from Ward No 4.

Manjula was admitted to the hospital in Wadi after she experienced labour pain.