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Video shows Muslims hitting with shoes, burning Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy in Nanded

Friday March 17, 2017 12:25 PM, ummid.com & Agencies

Owaisi effigy
[Screen grab of the video allegedly showing Muslim protesters hitting with shoes and burning the effigy of AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi.]

Nanded (Maharashtra):
A 1 minute 32 second video showing Muslim protesters in Nanded shouting slogans against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, and hitting with shoes and burning his effigy is viral on internet and social media sites.

The protesters in Nanded - some 200 kms to Hyderabad, accusing Owaisi of dividing Muslim votes in Uttar Pradesh can be seen shouting "AIMIM Murdabad" slogans.

The AIMIM is based in Hyderabad but it entered Maharashtra politics by contesting the 2012 Civic Elections in Nanded. The party surprised the pollsters, especially the Congress, as it won 13 (11+2) seats in most of the areas which earlier had Congress members.

It later contestes civic elections in other parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai and also Maharashtra Assembly elections and won seats.

It was however when the AIMIM decided to contest Bihar and Uttar Pradesh state elections that eyebrows started raising and allegations were levelled that the AIMIM leadership is also working at the behest of the BJP and that Owaisi and Amit Shah have a deal. The allegations have been denied by Asaduddin Owaisi.

In the video showing Muslims protesting against Asaduddin Owaisi and also burning his effigy, they blamed him of dividing Muslim votes in Uttar Pradesh and paving the way for BJP's victory.

The video surfaced close on the heels of similar allegations levelled by AIMIM Bhiwandi local unit. According to the reports, AIMIM Bhiwandi Chief Abrar Ansari called a press conference on Tuesday and announced his resignation from the party, alleging Owaisi of playing "Communal Politics".

Interestingly, an analysis by ummid.com of the 35 seats where AIMIM candidates contested UP elections showed that the party candidates could get just 02 lakh votes in total, and they came 4th, 5th, 7th or even 11th position.

The ummid.com analysis also showed, it is BSP and SP candidates, and at some places even of Congress, and not of the AIMIM who actually divided the secular votes.

 

 


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