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  India   All India  07 Nov 2018  Congress fields pro-triple talaq leader, faces protest

Congress fields pro-triple talaq leader, faces protest

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Nov 7, 2018, 1:30 am IST
Updated : Nov 7, 2018, 1:30 am IST

Mr Masood, a former Samajwadi Party leader, has figured in the third list of 13 candidates declared by Congress late on Monday night.

Mr Masood, a former Samajwadi Party leader, has figured in the third list of 13 candidates declared by Congress late on Monday night. (Representational image)
 Mr Masood, a former Samajwadi Party leader, has figured in the third list of 13 candidates declared by Congress late on Monday night. (Representational image)

Bhopal: Congress on Tuesday faced protests by its workers over nomination of executive member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Arif Masood, who opposed ban on triple talaq mooted by the Centre, for Bhopal Central Assembly constituency.

Mr Masood, a former Samajwadi Party leader, has figured in the third list of 13 candidates declared by Congress late on Monday night.

 

With this, the Congress has announced candidates for 184 out of total 230 Assembly constituencies in MP in three phases.

Party workers staged noisy demonstration in front of the state headquarters here on Tuesday in protest against Mr Masood’s nomination from Bhopal Central seat, calling him as a “parachute” candidate who joined Congress from SP.

Tags: triple talaq, arif masood