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Battle for UP: AIMIM fields Atiq Ahmed's wife from Prayagraj

Ahmedabad Mirror | 18/01/2022 04:49 PM | Click to read full article

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has fielded Shaista Parveen, wife of mafia don and former MP Atiq Ahmed, from the Allahabad West Assembly seat of Prayagraj.

Atiq had won the Assembly polls from Allahabad West multiple times in the past, including in 1989, 1991 and 1993 as an Independent candidate and in 1996 as a Samajwadi Party candidate while in 2002 he bagged the seat on Apna Dal ticket.