Allahabad High Court bars jailed MLA Mukhtar Ansari from voting in Rajya Sabha elections tomorrow

Allahabad High Court bars jailed MLA Mukhtar Ansari from voting in Rajya Sabha elections tomorrow. Bahujan Samaj Bash typical secretary, Satish Chandra Mishra, submitted the petition on Wednesday to enable the two MLAs to take part in the polls. Mishra experienced approached the Election Commission on Tuesday but as that did not bear fruit, he moved courtroom.

With the BJP acquiring 8 out of the 10 seats in the bag and the SP confident of the ninth seat, the previous Rajya Sabha location is up for grabs. The competitors is reported to be between BJP’s Anil Agarwal and BSP’s Bhim Rao Ambedkar with each individual vote value its fat in gold.

Just after the SP-BSP alliance labored jointly to wrest manage of Gorakhpur and Phulpur from the ruling party all through the lately concluded bypolls, both of those jailed chief — BSP’s Mukhtar Ansari and SP’s Hari Om Yadav — would be voting for Ambedkar.

BSP MLA from Mau, Mukhtar Ansari, has invested the previous ten years in jail for his alleged involvement in the Mau riots and for killing BJP MLA Krishnanad Rai. SP’s Hari Om Yadav experienced surrendered before a courtroom immediately after a warrant was issued from him for his alleged role in panchayat poll violence three years back.

As for every the math, a party wants votes from 37 MLAs to send out a candidate to the Rajya Sabha. With 19 of her personal, BSP supremo Mayawati is counting on the surplus 10 votes from SP, 7 from Congress and a person from Ajit Singh’s party to make up the figures.