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Joharan Mamdani, son of filmmaker Meera Nair, won primary from Democratic Party, will now contest for New York State Assembly


Joharan Mamdani, son of filmmaker Meera Nair, is a rapper and housing counselor. He is the second Indian to win primary elections from New York in the US. 

Sitting Assembly member Aravela Simotas admitted defeat to Joharan Mamdani in a tweet on Friday. Indian-born Jennifer Rajkumar also won the primary election a few days ago.

Filmmaker Meera Nair’s son Joharan Mamdani won the primary election from a New York City constitution.

He contested on a Democratic Party ticket. He will now contest a member of the New York State Assembly. The Board of Elections has not yet formally announced the results. But, sitting assembly member Aravela Simotas admitted his defeat to Mamdani in a tweet on Friday. In January next year, two Indians will contest the New York Assembly elections. Along with Mamdani, Jennifer Rajkumar also won the primary election a few days ago.

Mamdani is also a social worker

Mamdani, 28, is a rapper and housing counselor. He has made a rap video granny. Madhur Jafri has acted in it. As a Housing Counselor, they help those evacuated. He has the support of the Left Wing Democratic Party and the Democratic Socialist Alliance. They also run a campaign called ‘Roti and Roses’ to provide affordable homes to the people. Under this, the landlords and the persecuted people from big corporations are helped.

Primary elections are important in America

Primary elections are important in America’s presidential election. It is considered the first step of the presidential election. Parties in different states find out their candidates through primary elections. Common people vote in this. Those who get more votes choose their candidate to contest the election. From where Mamdani won the primaries, he is considered a stronghold of the Democratic Party.

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