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Thane BJP corporator disqualified by court

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A court in Maharashtra's Thane district Saturday disqualified BJP corporator and former

candidate Mandar Vichare, who had lost to Raul in the last Thane civic elections held in February 2017, had filed a petition against the latter's victory.

S S Indalkar upheld Vichare's petition and set aside Raul's election from Ward 12D of the

His order said Vichare would be the corporator from Ward 12D for the rest of the term.

Vichare's petition had contended that the had failed to declare a criminal case in his nomination form.

Munir Ahmed, who appeared for Vichare, told court that directions laid down that non-disclosure of criminal cases will result in disqualification.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 21:20 IST