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Fakir Siddiqui resigns from Congress

Written by Express News Service & PTI | Published: July 30, 2013 4:43 am

Lucknow: Fakir Siddiqui,who had contested the 2012 Assembly elections on Congress ticket from Lucknow Central seat,sent his resignation to party vice-president Rahul Gandhi Monday evening. Siddiqui alleged that the party had “failed to meet the needs of common man” and it is leaders like him,who contest elections and have to face the wrath of the people. He had lost Lucknow central seat to SP candidate Ravidas Mehrotra.

18-year-old girl hacked to death

Muzaffarnagar: An 18 year-old-girl was hacked to death by unidentified men at Kidwai Nagar,police said Monday. The incident took place Sunday when the victim,Arzu Perveen,was alone at home and the men entered the house and murdered her,they said. The reason for the murder is not known yet,they said.

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