HC denies Mukhtar Ansari permission to file nomination

Allahabad High Court on Wednesday denied permission to history-sheeter and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (SP'>BSP) candidate Mukhtar Ansari to file the nomination for contesting in the Lok Sabha elections.

The court observed that Ansari can not contest elections as he does not have voting rights.

Mukhtar Ansari is an independent MLA from Mau and is now a SP'>BSP candidate from Varanasi.

Ansari and his brother Afzal Ansari are named in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai.

Mukhtar Ansari is SP'>BSP candidate from Varanasi Parliamentary seat.

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