Sanjana Jatav

Sanjana Jatav is an Indian politician from Bharatpur, Rajasthan. She was elected to the 18th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the parliament in 2024 from Bharatpur. She is a 25-year-old native of Kathumar Tehsil in Alwar district, Rajasthan, has emerged as a prominent figure in Rajasthan politics. Recently nominated as one of the ten candidates of the Rajasthan Congress, she is contesting from the Bharatpur constituency, making her the only female candidate among the ten. Let’s delve into the life and journey of Sanjana Jatav.

Early Life and Background:

  • Born and brought up in the village of Samunchi in Kathumar Tehsil, Sanjana hails from a humble background.
  • Her husband, Captain Singh, is a constable in the Rajasthan Police, residing in the Bharsavar area of Bharatpur.
  • Sanjana pursued her education up to LLB and has previously served as a member of the Alwar Zila Parishad.

Political Journey:

  • Sanjana Jatav contested the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elections in 2023 from the Kathumar constituency on a Congress ticket.
  • Despite facing a defeat with a narrow margin of just 409 votes against BJP’s Ramesh Khichi, her determination remained unwavering.
  • Her nomination from the Bharatpur constituency reflects the confidence that the Congress party has in her, despite her previous electoral setback.
  • The Bharatpur constituency is significant, representing the Koli community for the BJP and the Jatav community for the Congress, although the BJP has won in the past two elections.

Influence and Affiliation:

  • Sanjana Jatav is considered one of the close associates of Priyanka Gandhi and has been actively involved in campaigns such as “I am a girl, I can fight” initiated by Gandhi.
  • Her association with Gandhi and active participation in various social and political campaigns have strengthened her influence within the party and among the masses.