Model Diksha Singh set to contest UP panchayat polls

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Jaunpur (UP), Apr 2 (PTI) Miss India 2015 contestant and model Diksha Singh is all set to take the political plunge by contesting the upcoming panchayat elections from Jaunpur.

Diksha Singh, a native of Chittori village in the Baksha area of the district, told reporters at a hotel on Friday said that she studied till Class III at the village after which she moved to Mumbai and then to Goa with her father.

Diksha Singh has procured a form to contest the elections for a zila panchayat member from Ward No.26 (Baksha).

“I have been participating in competitions and political debates since college days and have been coming to the village from time to time. On coming here, I saw that even today, Jaunpur district is far away from development. So, I have come for the Panchayat elections, thinking of some change,” she said.

Diksha Sungh was a BA second-year student when she participated in the Femina Miss India 2015.

Her father Jitendra Singh has businesses in Goa and Rajasthan. In February 2021, Diksha's album “Rabba Mehar Kare” was released.

Diksha Singh said she had also written a film, “Ishq Tera”. Apart from this, she has worked in ads of many big products and a web series featuring her is also coming up soon. PTI CORR SAB RDK RDK