whostartedoutasateacher,hasbeen an MLA from Garautha and once represented Jhansi in the Lok Sabha. He contested from Babina in 2007 and 2012, but lost to BSP. Locals say Yashpal is yet to be tested, but praise him for campaigning hard.
BJP has fielded Rajiv Paricha from Babina. Belonging to the Jadaun caste,heisbankingonthecadrevotes as his community has a miniscule presence. KS Rajput, a Lodh, is the BSP candidate and the sitting MLA. There are some 40,000 Lodhs in this constituency. While Bharati, who be-