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2019 LS Polls: Imtiyaz Jaleel is AIMIM candidate in Aurangabad

Imtiyaz Jaleel of AIMIM will be the candidate of Vanchit Agahadi

Tuesday March 26, 2019 3:15 PM, ummid.com News Network

Imtiyaz Jaleel AIMIM

Aurangabad (Maharashtra): Imtiyaz Jaleel, Aurangabad Central MLA, has been fielded by Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Aurangabad Parliamentary Constituency.

Imtiyaz Jaleel of AIMIM will be the candidate of Vanchit Agahadi - the front formed by Asaduddin Owaisi and Prakash Ambedkar in Maharahsrtra.

Imtiyaz Jaleel is a former journalist. He was working with NDTV when he contested the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly elections as AIMIM candidate from Aurangabad and won.

The announcement of Imtiyaz Jaleel's candidature from Aurangabad Lok Sabha seat put to rest the speculations that either Asaduddin Owaisi or Akbaruddin Owaisi may contest the 2019 General Election from here.

Aurangabad was recently in news after Congress MLA from Sillod Abdul Sattar resigned from the party and announced to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Aurangabad as Independent. Abdul Sattar was upset after the Congress named Subhash Zambad as the party's candidate from Aurangabad.

Polling for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Aurangabad will be held on April 23, 2019. The counting of votes will be done on May 23. The seat, which comprises six Assembly segments Kannad, Aurangabad Central, Aurangabad West, Aurangabad East, Gangapurand Vaijapur, is currently represented by Chandrakant Khaire of Shiv Sena.

Chandrakant Khaire had won the Aurangabad Lok Sabha seat in 2014 be defeating Nitin Suresh Patil of Congress. Khaire had bagged 5,20,902 votes whereas Patil had got 3,58,902 votes.

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