52-year-old P K Zainaba is doing what no woman has ever done in Malappuram. She is contesting the national election on a CPM ticket in this Kerala town where the rate of women's participation in the workforce is a mere 7.63 per cent despite an astounding female literacy rate of 90 per cent.
Malappuram is a stronghold of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). (Read more)
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