eenakshi says, “I am inspired by the journey of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. If after selling tea, he can become Prime Minister, then why can’t I become a village head and become a village head? ” Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh). 35-year-old Meenakshi is the village head candidate in the panchayat election to be held in Muzaffarnagar. Meenakshi’s husband Gyan Singh, a graduate from Meerut University, is a local laborer. Meenakshi is preparing to contest the election from her village Chorawala, which has a reserved seat for the Scheduled Castes among about 7,000 voters. A tea shop was arranged for Meenakshi under the National Rural Livelihood Mission Scheme. For the last three years, she sells tea and supports her family’s livelihood. Meenakshi says, “I am inspired by the journey of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. If he can become Prime Minister after selling tea, then why can’t I become a village head by becoming a tea seller? “She is contesting as an independent candidate. Meenakshi says that she does not have the support of any political party, but she has the support of the people of the village. According to her husband Gyan Singh, “In 2015, my wife was selected by the villagers as a member of the gram panchayat. Now the villagers have told my wife that if Modi ji can become Prime Minister by selling tea, then she can at least contest elections for the post of village head. ” Meenakshi, a mother of three, is confident of her victory and wants to bring development to her village.