Mixed fortune for former royals in Rajasthan
Posted on May 16 2014 | IANS
Jaipur, May 16 : Members of erstwhile royal families fighting the Lok Sabha polls in Rajasthan seemed to be having mixed fortunes Friday.
BJP's Dushyant Singh, son of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and a member of the Dholpur royal family, was leading in Jhalawar-Baran by over 70,000 votes.
But Congress's Chandresh Kumari, a member of the Kangra royal family, was trailing in Jodhpur by over 2.17 lakh votes.
Similarly, Ijyaraj Singh of the Congress - who is a member of the Kota royal family - was trailing by over 1.37 lakh votes.