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'Internet sensation' on polling duty is from Lucknow

IANS  |  Lucknow 

When she walked in for polling duties in carrying an EVM, earlier this month, her svelte figure and canary yellow made heads turn. One of her colleagues clicked her photograph and posted it on the Within no time, her photograph went viral and people began making inquiries.

The 'in yellow', as she was called, is Reena Dwiwedi, a resident.

Hailing from district, Reena has worked as an since 2013.

"I have done election duties in 2014 and 2017 too but this time, I seem to have suddenly become famous because of this photograph. People in my own office and even visitors are requesting me for selfies. Though it is nice to be famous overnight, it also gets uncomfortable at times," she says.

According to Reena, the best reaction came from her son Aadit, a student of Class 9.

"He came to me and requested to make a video call to his friends to make them believe that the woman is yellow was actually his mother," says Reena.

She says she is a fitness freak and is conscious of her diet. Before joining PWD, Reena had worked in the

"Private companies have a more disciplined work I brought that legacy with me in PWD as well. Probably that is the reason my seniors and bosses appreciate me," she says.

Reena says she had received several offers to act in Bhojpuri films, but did not take them up since her son was small.

"Maybe, if I get good offers now I may take them up because my son is old enough to take care of himself," she says.



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 18:26 IST