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UP: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister-in-law loses local body polls

Saba Siddiqui contested the election on a Samajwadi Party ticket

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from the movie
Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from a movie.

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister-in-law, Saba Siddiqui, who contested the to the post of chairperson of Budhana Nagar in district, managed to bag just 791 votes and forfeited her deposit.

candidate Bala Tyagi won the seat by defeating her nearest rival Rihana Begum by 1,751 votes. Tyagi secured 8,959 votes. Independent candidate Rihana Begum got 7,208 votes.

Saba Siddiqui contested the on a ticket.

had campaigned for his sister-in-

Polling was held for 16 nagar nigams, 198 nagar palika parishads and 438 nagar panchayats in in three phases on November 22, 26 and 29.

The were announced on Friday.

First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 17:13 IST