Ujjain: Ashok Jain chaiwala has been elected as president of the social parliament of the Digambar Jain community. He was elected with 534 votes and will continue his tenure as president for 3 years. His supporters oraganised a celebration party and applied dry colours on each other after the announcement of results.
A victory procession was also held from Parsvanath Digambar Jain temple. Elections were held on Sunday, in which 1577 community members exercised their right to vote. Ashok Jain received 1039 votes in all while his oponnent Shailendra Jain could only manage to get 505 votes. Election officer Subodh Kumar Jain said voting commenced in the morning and continued till 4 pm.