After enthusiastic baraatis were seen dancing under the shade of a giant tarpaulin to save themselves from torrential rains which is lashing the state for the past couple of weeks, in Indore and Burhanpur recently; a civic poll candidate in Bhopal, slipped under a similar material in Berasia, a suburb in Bhopal, which is due to civic polls shortly.
Held in the midst of peak monsoon period, civic polls are giving nightmare to locals in many districts as candidates aren’t able to campaign amid heavy showers.
Sunita Gupta, a civic poll candidate from Berasia municipality's Ward No 17 was seen in a viral video campaigning under a tarpaulin with her supporters. Along with some male workers, Gupta is seen accompanied by some women who are also seen handling little babies.
The voters and netizens seemed amused with the spirited campaigning by the woman candidate alike after the video went viral on social media.
Berasia, along with some other local bodies is due to go to polls on July 13 and the campaigning concluded at 5pm on Monday.