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Owaisi's AIMIM releases names of 24 more candidates for 2017 Uttar Pradesh state elections

Monday January 30, 2017 12:39 PM, Staff Reporter

Asad Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Monday released the names of 24 more candidates who will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh on party tickets.

The AIMIM Uttar Pradesh had on January 09 released the names of 11 candidates. With the announcement of 24 more candidates on Monday, the AIMIM so far has released the names of 35 candidates for the 7-phase Uttar Pradesh assembly election to be held in February/March.

Party President Asaduddin Owaisi had earlier declared that he will field party candidates on all 403 assembly seats of Uttar Pradesh.

According to the list of 35 candidates released today, which included the names of 11 candidates announced on January 09, Tabish Khan and Haji Tafseer Khan have been fielded from Menhdawal and Khalilabad assembly seats in Santh Kabir Nagar.

Shahid Nadvi and Dr Danish Jameel have been fielded from Matera and Kaiserganj assembly seats in Bahraich district whereas Manzoor Khan and Haji Nizamullah will contest the election from Gainsari and Utraula assembly seats in Balrampur district.

The AIMIM Uttar Pradesh has fielded Shanawaz Alam and Abul Kalam from Ramnagar and Barabanki in Barabanki district, and Zubari Ahmad from Bikapur (Faizabad), Irfan Pathan from Tanda (Ambedkar Nagar), Kaleem Khan from Shrawasti, Dr Nisar from Khadda (Khushinagar), Haji Ali Ahmad from Shohrathgarh (Siddharthnagar) and Karamveer Azad from Mehnagar (Azamgarh).

The AIMIM 2nd list for the Uttar Pradesh also included the names of Mo. Tauheed Siddiqi and Mo Urfan Siddiqi. They will contest the 2017 UP polls from Lucknow (West) and Lucknow (Central) assembly seats respectively.

Ejaz Ansari and Israr Malik have been fielded by the AIMIM UP from Thakurdwara and Kundarki seats in Moradabad district whereas Mo Tazim Siddiqui and Neelam will contest the polls from Najibabad and Nagina seats in Bijnor district.

Likewise, Afzal Mujeeb has been fielded from Allahabad (South), Haji Rabiullah from Aryanagar (Kanpur), Haji Daud from Isauli (Sultanpur), Abdul Aziz from Bilgram Mallanwan (Hardoi), Khalid Pervez from Badaun and Ziyaur Rahman from Sambhal.

The names of 11 candidates released by AIMIM earlier are : Mohd. Idris Ali, Agra – South Constituency; Ahtasham Ali (Babar),Firozabad City Constituency; Maulana Masiullah, Kairana Constituency, Parvez Ahmad, Koil Constituency; Junaid Ayubi, Behat Constituency, Talat Khan, Saharanpur Constituency; Haji Shahabuddin, Moradabad City Constituency; Haji Aslam Ansari, Moradabad Dehat Constituency; Israr Hussain, Kundarki Constituency; Yaseen Ansari, Bareilly City Constituency and Shamim Ahmad Turq, Amroha City Constituency.



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