A donkey ride to file nomination

April 18th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Agra, April 18 (IANS) While others arrived in flashy cars, a Lok Sabha candidate came riding a donkey to file his nomination papers for the Agra reserved seat.
Janwadi Socialist Party’s Akhilesh Kumar Diwakar came all the way from his home town Etah riding on a donkey Friday, evoking much amusement.

Diwakar, a former soldier, and his donkey were both heavily garlanded. But the police refused to allow the donkey into the Agra collectorate’s office.

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