Bobi Darling: Meet AAP’s First Transgender Candidate Who Won from Sultanpuri in Delhi MCD Elections

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and lone transgender candidate from Sultanpuri-A ward, Bobby registers landslide victory in Delhi MCD elections, state Election the commission said on Wednesday. Born and brought up in Sultanpuri, he/she has been a well-known name in the ward due to his/her extensive social work. Bobi defeated Congress candidate Varuna Dhaka by a margin of 6,714 votes.

Bobby Kinnar or Bobby Darling created history and became the first transgender member of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. This was the first time that AAP had fielded a transgender.

Everything you wanted to know about Bobby Kinnear:

  1. Bobby Kinnar contested the 2017 elections as an independent candidate before contesting the MCD elections on an AAP ticket.
  2. according to a Hindustan Times Bobby is the president of the Delhi unit of the Hindu Yuva Samaj Ekta Awam Anti-Terrorism Committee.
  3. Bobby is best known for his extensive work in Sultanpuri, where the 38-year-old was born and brought up. Bobby faces discrimination because of his/her gender identity, a Indian Express said the report.
  4. After being elected to represent the party, Bobi had said that she wanted to beautify her constituency and improve the lives of her neighbours. Bobi had said that she would work to eliminate corruption from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
  5. Bobby was taken in by the transgender community at the age of 14-15. From there she became a wedding dancer and later entered politics through social work.

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