Yashpal Benam is a BJP politician from Uttarhand, know his daughter name and photo
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As their wedding card became widely popular online and sparked a heated debate, BJP leader Yashpal Benam decided to call off his daughter’s marriage to a Muslim man.
The decision was ten on Saturday, and the BJP leader—who is from Pauri Garhwal in Uttarhand—cited “mutual consent” with the groom’s family as justification.
Who is Yashpal Benam BJP Uttarhand leader, biography, family, daughter name, cast, marriage card and photo
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The wedding ceremony, which had been planned for May 28, has been canceled. Due to the significant attention the wedding card’s distribution on social media received, Yashpal Benam was the target of online arguments and trolling from both BJP members and opponents.
Hardline supporters of Hindutva slammed the leader and his party, charging him with having “double standards,” while other people connected the marriage to the divisive idea of “Love Jihad,” drawing analogies to the newly released disputed movie “The Kerala Stories.”
Since then, he has become a hot topic of discussion, with many people trying to find out more about Yashpal Benam. So, here’s what we know about him:
Who is Yashpal Benam?
Yashpal Benam is an Indian politician who is currently associated with the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). He has been in the news because he called off his daughter’s wedding with a Muslim guy amid outrage.
He is a native of Pauri, Garhwal. His father’s name is Kirat Singh Rawat. After completing his schooling, he attended HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), where he first did a B. Sc. Later, he also earned an MA degree in political science. Later, he earned a Bachelor of Journalism and a Master of Journalism.
Yashpal Benam is married; however, not much is known about his wife. He also has two children: one daughter and one son. Monika Benam a Hindu, the daughter of Pauri Nagar Palika President Yashpal Benam, was to get married to a man named Monis from Aligarh on May 28.
Yashpal Benam is the current chairman of the Pauri Municipal Corporation. He formerly belonged to the Congress and won the Pauri Assembly seat in 2007 as an independent.