Quami Ekta Dal’s (QED’s) Mukhtar Ansari a Gangster turned into a politician. After rejection from Akhilesh party now he is all set to join Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh 2017 election news released in media on Thursday. After Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav made it clear that he did not want him in his party Samajwadi Party. Mayawati is now ready to announce the entry of Mukhtar Ansari and members of his family tomorrow as per the reports said she agreed to give them three UP assembly seats Ghosi, Mau and Mohammadabad to contest in election.
Mukhtar Ansari is going to contest in UP election from MAU Sadar constituency on March 11 while his son Abbas Ansari will contest from Gau and his brother Sibagatullah Ansari will contest from Mohammadabad. But to accommodate these three family members BSP had to withdraw three names from the announced list from East UP.
Mukhtar Ansari who is native from Ghazipur is currently lodged in the Lucknow district jail since 2005 on various charges. Despite of all these, he had won the election in 2002 and 1996 independently. And also won seat from the same constituency twice in 2007 and 2012 for QED from jail.
On Sunday chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced the nomination the name of Ataf Ansari for Mau sadar seat. But Altaf Ansari, had lost the 2012 election on a SP ticket, he said, “I am canvassing in the constituency for long time”. Abbas Bin Mukhtar, son of Ansari said,” I am resident of MAU from last six month and looking after the campaign, other members of family will also join this campiagn very soon and will canvass door to door to seek vote for my father.”
A case in which Ansari is facing the trial Delhi court is the Murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai along with six others, all was shot dead in Ghazipur on November 2005 then the trial was transferred to Delhi on the direction of supreme court. Last year Smajwadi party announced that Ansari party QED merging with Shivpal Yadav’s party due to a deal made by Shivpal Yadav who is uncle of Akhilesh Yadav. For that reason Akhilesh staged a coup against his father and his uncle to took control over the party
Mr.Ansari alleged that he is being cheated by Akhilesh Yadav’s Smajwadi party. He said that he got the support of Sibagatullah Ansari when is submitted the evidence to election commission for his loyalty. Instead of all this hard word Akhilesh did not mention any of the Ansari name in list of candidates for assembly election as Mukhtar Ansari is lodged in Lucknow jail and many of his family members do have criminal cases.
Akhilesh Yadav has rejected many of the party members who were close to his father and uncle. One such member Ambika Chaudhary joined Mayawati’s party few days ago
The Ansari family is very well known politician family From UP as Mukhtar Ansari grandfather Dr Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari was national president of the Congress party. And seems to have influence over 20 constituencies in Gazipur, Mau, Azamgarh, Ballia,and Varanasi.
Mayawati is wooing Muslim vote bank towards herself as she filled 97 candidates from this community. Ansari approaching towards BSP after Akhilesh Yadav rejected him completely while deciding Samajwadi Party candidates for the UP elections, to be held in seven phases from February 11.