The election in about 30,000 booths is being held in phases from September 16 to 21. The fate of actress Ramya was sealed on September 16. There were only 16 voters (Youth Congress workers) in the booth and she was successful in impressing them. The sandalwood star has won the election by bagging eight votes, while her opponent named Shrikanth got just two votes.
According to the norms of the Congress party, each booth will elect its president, vice-president and three general secretaries. The contestant, who gets the highest number of votes will be the president at the booth-level. Those elected at booth-level can contest for assembly, Lok Sabha and state level committees. Now, Ramya is qualified to contest for the president of the Youth Congress.
Golden girl Ramya has finally plunge into the state politics by winning the booth-level election today (Monday, September 19). The Kannada actress contested for the state Youth Congress from booth number 3 in Shanthinagar, which comes under Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency.