As the UP Panchayat Gram Pradhan Elections's reservation list for 2021 is challenged in the Supreme Court, (https://www.amarujala.com/india-news/...) journalist Medhavini Mohan speaks to the previous pradhans in Bundelkhad region to gauge the prevalence of the 'Pradhan Pati'. A pradhan pati is a label for husbands of women elected as pradhan. Often. they also oversee the administrative decisions and may be considered the actual pradhan by their voters. Sometimes it's also the sons who do the work of pradhan instead of their mother, as Medhavini confirms through her reporting.