A number of the industry’s beauties moved from mesmerising acting to powerful politics with ease. winning the hearts of the public and then outwitting well-known leaders. However, fandom for heroines sometimes fails to translate into electoral success. Something similar has emerged in the Madhya Pradesh poll this year. Actress Chahat Pandey ventured into politics in an attempt to try her luck, but she was roundly rejected.

Chahat Pandey is making her mark in politics despite facing electoral failures. She ran from the Madhya Pradesh constituency of Damoh on the Aam Aadmi Party ticket.

There was hope for the victory of Chahat Pandey

The candidate from the Aam Aadmi Party is clearly lagging earlier in the vote counting statistics. BJP leader Jayant Malaiya is a well-known figure in the party. was in the lead in the constituency with the most votes. Then, Ajay Kumar Tandon, a candidate for Congress. Additionally, Pratap Rohit Ahirwar, a candidate for the Bahujan Samaj Party, was running for the same seat.

Notably, Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh is connected to TV star Chahat Pandey. joined the Aam Aadmi Party in June of this year to start her political career. After that, she was nominated by the party to run in the state assembly elections in the Damoh constituency against well-known BJP politician Jayant Malaiya. Concurrently, Ajay Tandon, the incumbent Congress MLA, is participating in this three-way contest for the seat.

Sadly, Chahat Pandey’s political career did not take off despite her contesting in the elections. Chahat Pandey, the candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was not successful in winning the Madhya Pradesh assembly seat in Damoh.

Jayant Malaiya, the senior leader of the BJP, won this seat with a margin of more than 51,000 votes. Despite having 1.2 million Instagram followers, Chahat Pandey received only 2292 votes, which caused her to lose the contest. 

Following her loss, online users cruelly mocked her and made comparisons between her and the other BJP candidates. With so few votes, the actress lost the poll even though she had 1.2 million fans. 

The Career of Chahat Pandey

TV actress Chahat Pandey made her acting debut in the serial “Pavitra Bandhan” when she was just 17 years old. She has contributed to several TV serials during her career, including as “Tenali Rama,” “Radha Krishna,” “Naagin-2,” “Savdhaan India,” “Aladdin,” “Durga Mata Ki Chhaya,” and “Crime Patrol.” She is now playing Mahua in the television series “Janjira” or “Nath Jevardhan.”

Voters in Madhya Pradesh

According to PTI, there are 5,60,50,925 eligible voters in Madhya Pradesh, comprising 2,88,25,607 men, 2,72,33,945 women, and 1,373 people who identify as third gender. In the Madhya Pradesh elections of 2023, 77.15 percent of voters cast ballots. In addition, in the 2023 Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI) allowed voters who are 80 years of age or older and those who have physical disabilities to vote from home using ballot papers.

When Chahat Pandey gets trolled

Following his defeat in the race for the Damoh legislative assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, AAP candidate Chahat Pandey has gained a lot of attention on social media. Even though Chahat received 2292 votes in the election, he has 1.2 million Instagram followers. It’s being pointed out by her detractors that dancing skills are insufficient to win elections. 

“Chahat’s allure didn’t have an impact on Damoh,” remarked yet another user. There are supporters stepping up despite the trolls who have been harassing her for the video. “This is the purpose of social media, and her followers may not necessarily be voters from Damoh,” said one of the supportive users. Another person said, “Because voters are from Damoh and the 1.2 million followers are from all over India.”