In a democracy, political dynasties are commonly heard of. Earlier, sons had the monopoly over taking forward the family's political legacy but nowadays trends is changing slowly but surely.
But recently, also with sons putting on the armour to fight the elections, politicians and family members are now bestowing that on honor on their daughter and daughter in laws too.
Now daughters and daughter-in-laws are also coming forward to take the mantle of their families.
Maharashtra and Haryana are going to polls on October 15 and these two states have got many daughters and daughter-in-laws who are in the electoral battlefield this time.
Some of these ‘mardanis' are carrying forward the legacies of their fathers while some others are presenting themselves as the heir apparent of their father-in-laws.
Here goes the list of such daughters and daughter-in-laws who have jumped in the electoral fray in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections: