Banto Kataria Chosen by BJP for Ambala Lok Sabha Seat

The announcement of Banto Kataria as the BJP candidate for the Ambala Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming elections has brought a wave of optimism and enthusiasm among the people of Ambala. Beyond politics, Banto Kataria is known as a kind-hearted social worker committed to women’s empowerment, carrying forward her late husband’s good work.

Late Shri Rattan Lal Kataria, a distinguished Indian politician from Haryana, served as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment until his unfortunate demise in 2023. Throughout his tenure as a Member of Parliament, Rattan Lal Kataria left an unforgettable mark on the political landscape, championing causes that sought to uplift the marginalized and promote social welfare.

Banto Kataria, his devoted wife, has dedicated herself to the betterment of society, mainly focusing on initiatives aimed at empowering women. Her unwavering advocacy for women’s rights and gender equality has earned her widespread admiration and respect within the community.

The news of Banto Kataria receiving the BJP ticket for the Lok Sabha elections has been met with immense joy and approval from the people of Ambala. It is proof of her and Late Shri Rattan Lal Kataria’s good service track record and deep-rooted connections within the constituency. Despite the untimely passing of her husband, Rattan Lal Kataria, Banto Kataria’s candidacy represents their shared vision for more development, education and equality.

It is worth noting that Rattan Lal Kataria deeply desired his wife to carry forward his legacy of public service. His passing during his tenure as MP was a tragic loss for the Ambala, but his wish for Banto Kataria to step into politics was clear. For the Kataria family, politics don’t mean power, but it is about making a meaningful difference in people’s lives, a sentiment that continues to resonate with Banto Kataria’s candidacy.

Those who have had the privilege of interacting with both Rattan Lal Kataria and Banto Kataria can attest to their spreadable zest for life and their genuine concern for the welfare of others. Their approach to politics was characterized by warmth, accessibility, and a genuine desire to serve. As Banto Kataria embarks on her political journey, she carries with her not only the aspirations of the people of Ambala but also the cherished memories and values seeded by her late husband.