Bollywood actor Ajaz Khan, who is known as controversy favorite child is all set to contest election from South Mumbai’s Byculla assembly constituency as an independent candidate.
Ajaz Khan on Saturday shared an image from his nomination application, where apart from his photograph, the party category shows as ‘Independent’, Status as ‘Applied’ and Place: ‘Byculla, Maharashtra’.
Ajaz Khan to contest election from Byculla
Ajaz Khan wrote on Twitter, “Today Final Scrutiny of Nomination Papers of Candidates of Byculla Constituency.. MLA Ajaz Khan will Contest from Byculla Now..!! #IndependentCandidate #MaharashtraElection2019. (sic).”
Today Final Scrutiny of Nomination Papers of Candidates of Byculla Constituency..
Ajaz Khan will Contest from Byculla Now..!! #IndependentCandidate #MaharashtraElection2019 pic.twitter.com/nU0RJPO1NM
— Ajaz Khan (@AjazkhanActor) October 5, 2019
Khan has filed his nomination from Byculla as an independent candidate and will be up against lawyer and sitting AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan and Arun Gawli’s daughter, Geeta Gawli of the Shiv Sena. Ajaz has been allotted ‘gas cylinder’ as the symbol.
Marathi actress Deepali Sayyad, who had unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha polls on an Aam Aadmi Party ticket has joined Shiv Sena and had been nominated from Mumbra-Kalwa against NCP MLA and former minister Dr. Jitendra Ahwad, a close aide of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar.
From Worli, Marathi Big Boss participant Abhijeet Bichukale is contesting against Shiv Sena scion Aditya Thackeray. Bichukale is also contesting the Satara Lok Sabha seat against Udayanraje.