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Samajwadi Party's Rampur unit to boycott LS polls 2019: Azam Khan

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Senior Mohammad on Friday said that unit of his party will boycott upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

"The BJP wants to control all the institutions in the country and it has been successful to an extent. The unit of the party has announced that they will boycott the Parliament elections," former and MLA, Khan, said while addressing SP workers here.

On March 6, 2019, Magistrate demolished Urdu Gate illegally constructed by Khan's trust.

Slamming the administration's crackdown on properties like Ali Jauhar University, Khan stated, "We all have taken a unanimous decision to boycott the Lok Sabha elections because Rampur is living in fear. The agencies like CBI are being disrespected and used by the Centre."

Responding to this demolition of Urdu Gate, Khan said: "of is taking action at the behest of state government. They are making the situation in the state similar to that of In such a scenario, free and fair elections can't be conducted."

"The is hatching a conspiracy to target schools run by Jauhar trust, it has deliberately taken an action against the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University," he added.

The Urdu Gate, constructed by and former Azam Khan, on road in Rampur was demolished by the BJP government after the authorities concerned had declared the structure illegal.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 07:09 IST