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84 years old Shen Jilan was elected deputy to NPC for the 12 time, on Wednesday January 30, 2013. Shen is currently the Party Branch chief of Xigou village, Pingshun county, northern China’s Shanxi province. She has an academic degree of primary school.

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Shen Jilan was first elected NPC deputy in 1954. Ms. Shen is generally regarded as one of the few witnesses to unique Chinese democracy with special characteristics in the 60 years history of the People's Republic of China.

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Shen was named a national model worker in 1952, 1979 and 1989. In 1983 she was named national March 8th Red Flag. In 2007 she was named national moral model.

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Shen Jilan was interviewed by reporter in March 2012, when the annual NPC and CPPCC meetings took place. In an interview in March 2010, Shen said that she had never abstained or voted “no”. In March 2012, Shen Jilan said China was practicing democratic election but she never communicated with her voters. And in May of 2012, Shen said the internet should be ‘managed’.

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Shen Jilan was born in December 1929 in Xigou village, Pingshun county in Shanxi province in north China. She has served successively as vice director of Jinxing Farming Commune, vice party secretary of Pingshun county, vice director of the women's Federation of Shanxi province, vice director of the Changye NPC Standing Committee, executive deputy to the National Women’s Federation.

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Although Shen Jilan has only an academic degree of primary school, it did not prevent her from becoming China's political supar star as the only delegate who has served consecutively for 58 years in China's theoretically supreme legislature: the National People's Congress.

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NPC member Shen Jilan cast her vote which has always been "yes". In an interview in March 2010, Shen said that she had never abstained or voted “no”.

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