Ujjain: Noted social worker Ashok Jain Chaywala won the election of Digambar Jain Samajik Sansad by bagging 561 votes in the election held at Panchayat Digambar Jain temple, here on Sunday. His counterparts Anil Gangwal and Lalchand Gome got only 302 and 2012 votes respectively. According to sources, 1104 out of 1224 members of Digambar Jain Samajik Sansad cast their votes during election held between 11 am and 5 pm on Sunday.
Three candidates including Ashok Jain Chaywala, Anil Gangwal and Lalchand Gome contested election for the post of president while Pavan Bohra withdrew his name from contesting the election.
Fourteen temples of Digambar Jain community have formed the Jain Sansad. The president will constitute an executive committee.