First Kashmiri pandit woman wins panchayat polls in Valley - The Times of India KUNZER: Aisha Jee is the first Kashmiri pandit lady to win panchayat polls as Panch in Muslim-dominated Wussan village in Kunzer block on Srinagar-Gulmarg road. With four pandit families left in this village, Aisha defeated her lone rival Sarwa Begum by 11 votes in 7th phase of polling on Sunday. Aisha Jee decided to stay back home when every one belonging to her community thought it proper to leave the valley in the wake of militancy in every nook and corner of Kashmir. Living with her husband Radha Krishan and two sons at Wussan , Aisha said: "Muslim brethren of the village voted for me and I will try to come up to their expectations provided state government delegates powers to panchyats under 74 amendment to constitution." "My victory should send a clear message to the migrant Kashmiri pandits living in exile in other parts of the country that there is no threat of life for them in kashmir now," Aisha Jee said. 59 year old Aisha Jee was encouraged to fight elections by Abdul Hamid Wani, numberdard of the village. "Wani encouraged me to stand up for the panchayat elections so that I could help get development to our block," Aisha jee said. Aisha's elder son Suresh Kumar is a constable in Jammu and Kashmir police while the younger one is helping his father Radha Krishan at his grocery shop in the village. Radha Kishan said she is an energetic woman and would definitely help the village to develop in terms of roads, water and electricity.