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Who is Amanatullah Khan

Amanatullah Khan

About Amanatullah Khan

Who is Amanatullah Khan

Born in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, Amanatullah Khan is a politician affiliated to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). He represents the Okhla constituency in the sixth Delhi legislative Assembly. In the 2015 Delhi election, Amanatullah defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Braham Singh by a massive margin of over 60,000 votes.
 
Before joining the AAP, Khan had contested the 2013 Delhi election, unsuccessfully, on a Lok Jan Shakti Party ticket.
 
Amanatullah Khan has been in the eye of the storm throughout his Assembly, being regularly targetted by Opposition parties. Most recently, a BJP leader wrote to the Delhi Police and filed a complaint against the AAP leader for allegedly inciting people during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Several reports claimed that numerous AAP leaders had also written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for Amanatullah Khan’s removal from party ranks.
 
The Delhi Police had arrested Khan in July 2016 after a woman alleged that the MLA threatened to kill her when she visited his house with a complaint about power cuts. Months later, he was again arrested over a complaint of sexual harassment by his brother-in-law’s wife. He has also been questioned over an alleged recruitment scam in the Delhi Waqf Board by the anti-corruption Bureau.
 
In May 2017, Khan was suspended for attacking Kumar Vishwas after he was forced to resign from AAP's political affairs committee to make room for Vishwas. On 20 February 2018, a case was filed against Khan and fellow legislator Prakash Jarwal for assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
 
Delhi Assembly election 2020
 
For the 2020 Delhi election, the AAP has again fielded Amanatullah Khan from Okhla, a seat he had won in 2015 with a 62.57 per cent vote share against the BJP’s Braham Singh (23.84 per cent) and the Congress’ Asif Mohd Khan (12.08 per cent). This time, while the BJP has retained Braham Singh as its candidate from Okhla, the Congress has yet to announce its candidate.

Latest Updates on Amanatullah Khan

AAP MLA Amanatullah's plea for anticipatory bail to be heard by SC on Mon

4 min read Last Updated :Apr 14 2024 | 2:56 PM IST
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Delhi Waqf Board case: ED moves court for arrest warrant against AAP MLA

3 min read Last Updated :Apr 11 2024 | 7:15 AM IST
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Court to pass order on AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan's bail plea on Mar 1

2 min read Last Updated :Feb 24 2024 | 7:59 PM IST
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Delhi Waqf Board case: HC questions maintainability of Amanat's plea

5 min read Last Updated :Feb 01 2024 | 1:45 PM IST
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ED files chargesheet in Waqf Board case involving AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

2 min read Last Updated :Jan 09 2024 | 2:57 PM IST
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3 arrested by ED in money laundering case against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

2 min read Last Updated :Nov 11 2023 | 6:53 PM IST
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ED raids AAP's Delhi MLA Amanatullah Khan in money-laundering probe

1 min read Last Updated :Oct 10 2023 | 11:25 PM IST
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Delhi court grants bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah's close aide Hamid Ali Khan

2 min read Last Updated :Sep 22 2022 | 7:40 AM IST
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Delhi Waqf Board case: Court sends AAP's Amanatulah Khan to 4-day custody

2 min read Last Updated :Sep 17 2022 | 10:20 PM IST
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BJP continuing with 'Operation Lotus' to break Kejriwal-led party: AAP

4 min read Last Updated :Sep 17 2022 | 8:09 PM IST
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BJP trying to break AAP, says Sisodia on Amanatullah Khan's arrest

1 min read Last Updated :Sep 17 2022 | 12:32 PM IST
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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested after raids by anti-corruption branch

2 min read Last Updated :Sep 16 2022 | 11:22 PM IST
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Delhi elections: AAP's victory margins show that it wasn't a close contest

3 min read Last Updated :Feb 12 2020 | 3:04 PM IST
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AAP's Amanatullah Khan wins Okhla seat with a margin of 71,000 votes

3 min read Last Updated :Feb 12 2020 | 9:08 AM IST
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Delhi ACB books AAP MLA Amanatullah for alleged misuse of Waqf Board funds

2 min read Last Updated :Jan 30 2020 | 8:11 AM IST
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BJP lodges police complaint against Sisodia, AAP MLA over Jamia violence

2 min read Last Updated :Dec 27 2019 | 9:29 PM IST
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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan gets bail

Last Updated :Jul 28 2016 | 6:26 PM IST
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