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Election Commission Cancels The Registration of AIMIM as Political Party


Mumbai : The Maharashtra Election Commission (Maha EC) on Wednesday canceled Mr. Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM)’s registration as a state political party in Maharashtra for failing to file its income tax and funds details. The cancellation of the party’s registration essentially means that the commission has barred AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen) from contesting the state civic polls. Also Check: Asad Uddin Owaisi Replicates PM Modi Over Mann Ki Baat

AIMIM is a political party which is base in Hyderabad, this party has contested elections on various Legislative constituencies out of which they won seven constituencies in Hyderabad which includes Karwan, Charminar, Chandrayangutta etc. Apart from this party has already contested the civic polls which are also called as ‘GHMC Elections’ in Hyderabad city which was held in February 2016.

In previous GHMC elections, AIMIM manages to win 44 seats. This party has also reach over other districts of Telangana State. Apart from this, AIMIM also contested the elections from Aurangabad last time and managed to win some seats also. The party president Mr. Asad Uddin Owaisi is elected as the MP (Member of Parliament) from Hyderabad constituency.

Now as the Maharashtra EC (Election commission) has cancels the registration of the party as ‘State Political party’, Mr. Asad Uddin Owaisi responds ‘The norms are that a political party must submit regular accounts and other details. Unfortunately, there have been lapses on our part. After we received a show cause notice, we had given a notice to the Maharashtra state election commission requesting them to condone our lapses,’ Owaisi told ANI. Also Watch: Asaduddin Owaisi On Arvind Kejriwal, Congress & Mukesh Ambani

Owaisi also added ‘Then we also submitted our documents, but I think it was too late. We will definitely appeal to the commission and in future we will abide by all prescribed norms’. Reacting to the SEC decision, AIMIM MLA (Byculla Assembly Seat) Waris Pathan said his AIMIM party would contest the order. “We received a notice from the SEC four months ago and we had clearly replied to it. Yet, they deregistered us, we will appeal against the decision to the higher authority,”

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