Bihar: BJP MLA resigns citing personal reasons
She made her debut in a by-poll in 2014, lost her seat to the Congress a year later, but wrested it back in the 2020 assembly polls.
Varma was in the news soon after the election in 2020 when she received an extortion call. Last month, her brother, who owns a printing press in Delhi, was arrested in connection with a Teachers' Eligibility Test paper leak in Uttar Pradesh.
When Varma's relationship with the accused, Rai Anoop Prasad, was highlighted by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the BJP MLA had reacted with indignation and asserted that post-marriage she belonged to her late husband's family, and not the one in which she was born.
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