Will contest under ex-Okhla Cong MLA Asif Md Khan’s patronage, says Advocate Aarfa Khanam after pitching her candidacy.
Her husband shared a photo showing Asif Khan endorsing her candidacy. Aarfa is seeking Congress ticket from Abul Fazal Enclave ward for the 2022 civic poll.
Even before the ward wad reserved, she had started her campaign. Unlike other candidates, she is contesting on her own.
It has been noticed that men are accompanying their wives giving an impression of proxy, said Okhla watcher.
Of them Advocate Aarfa Khanam is leading from the front and is doing all to win hearts and minds of the residents of Abul Fazal Enclave ward.
According to political observers, Aarfa, a Congress worker, has been very active even before the seat was reserved for women. On Saturday night, she with her team members was seen doing the rounds in the locality, distributing leaflets and making new Congress members.
A feisty activist, Aarfa is known in the locality for working among the downtrodden. She has been a strong advocate for change in the locality and brining in educated faces so that the locality changes for better.
On and off she has been fiercely raising the issue of garbage dumping on roadside in two places through her regular FB videos.
She said she has taken a plunge in local politics to bring in changes and improve sanitation in the locality. Among many, she is a strong contender for Congress ticket from Abul Fazal Enclave ward.