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AIMIM to not subject candidates in opposition to Mukhtar Ansari after it inducts mafia don Atiq Ahmed

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AIMIM to not field candidates against Mukhtar Ansari after it inducts mafia don Atiq Ahmed

Two days after the Asaduddin Owaisi-led-AIMIM opened its arms to the infamous gangster Mukhtar Ansari for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha polls as BSP rejected a celebration ticket to him, the celebration has now vowed to not subject any candidates in opposition to him, reported Republic TV. Ansari is a 5-time MLA from the Mau constituency and is at present lodged on the Banda jail in Uttar Pradesh.
In a press release on Sunday (September 12), AIMIM (Uttar Pradesh) chief Shaukat Ali emphasised that the celebration won’t put up an opposition candidate in opposition to the gangster. Ali had questioned Bahujan Samajwadi celebration supremo Mayawati after she had distanced herself and her celebration from Ansari. “I want to ask Mayawati, was he (Mukhtar Ansari) not a gangster earlier? Has he become a gangster in 2021?”. Prior to Ansari’s rejection, his brother Sigbatullah joined Samajwadi Party, eyeing the UP polls,” remarked the AIMIM chief in Uttar Pradesh.
Earlier, Shaukat Ali had clarified that All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) would positively give the infamous gangster an election ticket if he approached the celebration. He had said that AIMIM would again Mukhtar Ansari if he selected to battle the elections on his personal.
Mayawati snubs Mukhtar Ansari forward of UP polls
While declaring that the BSP’s state chief Bhim Rajbhar could be the candidate from Mau as an alternative of Ansari, Mayawati had tweeted on Friday (September 10), “BSP’s efforts will be that no mafia or strongman gets party ticket in the upcoming UP assembly polls. Keeping this in mind, not Mukhtar Ansari but Bhim Rajbhar has been finalised for the Mau constituency.”
Ansari had been booked by Ghazipur police beneath the Uttar Pradesh Gangster and Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act. The UP authorities has been demolishing a number of unlawful properties of Ansari unfold throughout the state and had additionally cracked down on Ansari’s aides and associates, in addition to his unlawful companies. Ansari, the descendant of a politically highly effective household linked with Congress leaders has been a mafia don and MLA for a number of consecutive phrases.
AIMIM inducts don Atiq Ahmed, and his spouse into the celebration
In the presence of Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday (September 7), mafia don Atiq Ahmed’s spouse Shaista Parveen was inducted into the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. Ahmed had additionally joined the Islamist celebration in absentia. Owaisi defended the choice by alleging that the BJP too had a number of lawmakers (37% MLAs in UP Assembly and 117 MPs within the Parliament) with critical prison fees pending in opposition to them.
He claimed, “…If a politician is named Pragya, Ajay, Kuldeep, Sangeet, Suresh or Kapil, he or she will be a lokpriya neta. But those named Atiq and Mukhtar will be (called) bahubali.” While justifying his resolution, Owaisi asserted, “If Atiq Ahmad delivered a provocative speech before the Muzaffarnagar riots or made a speech in Gorakhpur which led to trouble and he belonging to the community which is in power, then the cases against him would have been withdrawn. This is the reality. As per Indian law, he is yet to be convicted in any case.”
He emphasised that his purpose is to turn out to be an ‘independent Muslim voice’ within the State of Uttar Pradesh. Reportedly, AIMIM will contest 100 seats within the State after having solid an alliance with ‘Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha’ of Om Prakash Rajbhar. The alliance has a number of events together with Janta Kranti Paryu, Apna Dal (Krishna Patel), Rashtroday Party, Rashtriya Bhagidari Party, SSBP and AIMIM. Owaisi had earlier bagged 5 seats within the Bihar State legislative elections, paving means for the Islamist celebration’s growth in different States.said.