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Farhan Azmi files nomination for Bhiwandi by-election

Last Updated: Friday, January 1, 2010 - 20:40

Mumbai: Farhan, son of SP leader Abu Asim
Azmi, today filed his nomination papers for the January 20
by-election to Bhiwandi east assembly constituency.

The seat was vacated by Abu Asim Azmi on getting
elected from two constituencies - Mankhurd and Bhiwandi east.
The SP leader preferred to keep Mankhurd and resigned
from Bhiwandi east.

Farhan, who is married to actress Ayesha Takia, is
supported by the Republican Left Democratic Front (RLDF) of
which SP is a part.

Congress nominee Muzaffar Hussain is expected to file
his papers tomorrow. Hussain is currently an MLC.


First Published: Friday, January 1, 2010 - 20:40
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