The Congress Party has released a list of 30 star campaigners for campaigning in the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. In this list, young poet Imran Pratapgarhi has been given a place among party president Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra. Imran Pratapgarhi is associated with the Congress party in 2019 itself and contested in the Lok Sabha elections from Moradabad in UP. Although he lost the election, but his campaigning experience so far has been good.
Even though Imran is not in any position in the party, but for campaigning, the Congress has been taking him down in full flash. The direct impact of Imran’s entry into the riots of Bihar is being considered an alert for Asaduddin Owaisi’s party (AIMIM). Recently, there was a lot of discussion on Imran Pratapgarhi’s social media. He was most liked about the Muslim face of the party in UP.
Imran, a resident of Pratapgarh district of UP, is an MA from Hindi literature and is also very popular due to reading resistance poems in Mushayars. Imran Pratapgarhi has a good fan following on every social media platform. Due to raising political issues in his poetry, a section is seen standing for Imran. The effect of this was that the Akhilesh government conferred the highest honor of the state on Yash Bharti in 2016. The special thing is that Imran is the youngest poet to receive Yash Bharti honor.
It is said that Akhilesh’s brother is a good friend of former MP Dharmendra Yadav and both of them have studied with Allahabad University. However, after meeting Rahul Gandhi in 2018, Imran Pratapgarhi started campaigning for the Congress despite not being in the Congress.
No account of AIMIM opened in Nanded
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was deeply troubled by Asaduddin Owaisi in his home district of Nanded. Owaisi’s 13 corporators won in the corporation election, which is a big figure. Imran’s election campaign in Nanded had the effect that despite the meetings of Owaisi, both small and big, AIMIM’s account was not opened here. Apart from this, Imran proved to be helpful to the Congress in breaking the TIMism of AIMIM in the seats of Owaisi in Nanded, Dharavi, Solapur, Mumbra, in the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
However, this time in Bihar, Owaisi with Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Samajik Janata Dal (Democratic), Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party and Janata Party (Samajwadi), along with ‘Mahagathbandhan Secular Front ‘ Made it. In such a situation, Congress can give Imran Pratapgarhi the responsibility of campaigning in the area of influence of Owaisi.
The impact of publicity in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana
In the Karnataka Assembly Elections, Imran campaigned in a total of 6 assemblies including Gulbarga, Basava Kalyan, Shivaji Nagar, Mysore, Chittapur, Bidar and helped in the victory of Congress in these seats, while Owaisi was continuously holding meetings for Dev Gowda’s JDS. . The effect of Imran’s campaigning in the Telangana assembly elections was that Muslim voters of Tandur and Sangareddy assembly expressed confidence in the Congress. Similarly, in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, even in the seats of Bhopal and Jabalpur, Imran Pratapgarhi did not let the Muslim vote bank slip away from the Congress by his campaign and the party won. At the same time, in the Haryana Assembly elections, Imran rallied in Muslim majority Mewat and played a big role in winning Maman Khan and Chaudhary Aftab.
Rajabbar was shifted after Rahul’s intervention
Rajabbar’s ticket from Moradabad was considered to be fixed in Lok Sabha elections-2019, but after Rahul Gandhi’s intervention Rajabbar was shifted to Fatehpur and Imran was fielded. The number of Muslim voters in this seat is around 47 percent. However, on this seat, Imran could not do magic for himself and lost the election. From here, Dr. ST Hasan from Samajwadi Party won. He defeated Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar of BJP, while Imran Pratapgarhi had to settle for third place. In 2014 too, the Moradabad Lok Sabha seat was occupied by the BJP.
One crore notice on anti-CAA demonstration
The Yogi government had issued a notice of about Rs 1.04 crore to Imran Pratapgarhi after being involved in anti-CAA protests. Accusing Imran of violating Section 144, the government had given a notice of 13 lakh 42 thousand per day for the ongoing demonstration at Idgah in Moradabad. In the notice, this protest was described as a threat to social harmony. Politics was also fierce on this.
MLC seat was offered from Congress quota
Imran is considered as the choice of Rahul Gandhi among the young faces of the Congress party. It is said that before the Bihar elections, Imran Pratapgarhi was also offered an MLC seat in the Congress quota, but due to lack of name in the voter list, the matter did not reach, but now the party once again got Imran Pratapgadi of Bihar Taking off in battle
Congress is contesting elections on 70 seats
Let us know that elections are to be held in 243 assembly seats in Bihar, in which RJD 144, Congress is contesting 70, CPM 4 and CPI 6 seats from the Grand Alliance. Polling for 71 seats in the first phase is scheduled on October 28. In such a situation, how effective Imran’s magic will be for the Congress in the battle of Bihar, it will be clear after the result on November 10.