While SP has fielded party MP Azam Khan’s wife — Tazeen Fatima — from Rampur Assembly seat, the BJP has nominated local leader Bharat Bhushan Gupta, who had lost to Azam Khan from the same seat in the 2012 Assembly polls on a BSP ticket.
The 27 FIRs were lodged between July 13 and July 20 this year by Rampur administration over alleged land grab for expansion of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University — Azam Khan is the chancellor of the private university run by a Trust.
According to police, then circle officer (CO) Aaley Hasan and Khan’s PRO Fasahat Shanu have also been named in the four FIRs, along with three identified and 30 to 40 unidentified people, besides the MP.
In the FIR lodged at Azim Nagar police station, Khan’s wife Tanzeen Fatima and MLA son Abdullah Azam Khan have also been named along with six others, including chairman of UP Shia Central Waqf Board Wasim Rizvi.
After declaring Khan a part of the “land mafia”, the Rampur district administration and police are now trying to open a ‘history sheet’ of the MP. As many as 72 cases have been filed against Khan since April.
Rampur, Jan 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan took Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his dart and said he should better have toffees with kids as he the nation doesn't take him seriously. Rahul Gandhi had held 'padyatra' in Bundelkhand on January 23, and had said the Centre and the state government account for the poor condition of Bundelkhand.
Rampur, Jan 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday said the Ram Temple issue is being politicized by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because of the 2017 elections. He said the BJP did not learn from its past mistakes of Delhi and Bihar elections and soon it would meet the same fate as it met in the past. He added that the NDA Government was merely venting out venomous comments and creating a divide among the people of the country.