Ahemdabad: Asaduddin Owaisi, the National President of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), is eyeing Gujarat to contest election, Uttar Pradesh is also in line. He announced on Monday that his party would participate in the 2022 Gujarat Assembly elections.
Owaisi said that AIMIM will participate in the coming Gujarat Assembly elections, “We are strengthening our position in Gujarat.” He said that we will contest the assembly elections in full force.
Our Gujarat unit will decide how many seats to contest. Asaduddin Owaisi is on a Gujarat tour and he was scheduled to meet Mafia don Atiq Ahmed, who is lodged in Sabarmati Jail, but the Sabarmati Jail Authority refused Owaisi to meet Atiq Ahmed. The jail administration says that Atiq Ahmed can only meet family members and his official lawyer.
He targeted the Congress in Ahmedabad and said, “Their leader Rahul Gandhi lost his traditional seat at Amethi, awe didn’t have a candidate. He won Wayanad because around 35% voters are minority. They think of A team, B team, vote cutter as soon as they see us. that does not matter. Who we are, these people will decide. He also attacked the BJP and said that why does not the father speak instead of CM Yogi Abbajan? He further said that it does not matter what Congress thinks, only people will decide what AIMIM is. His remarks have come days after Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait called him “chacha jaan” and “B Team” of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).” he tweeted.
The AIMIM has announced it will field candidates on 100 seats in the 2022 UP Assembly elections. The party has stitched up an alliance with Om Prakash Rajbhar-led Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha (BSM) and “nobody else” for the upcoming UP polls.