Olympian Aslam Sher Khan starts political outfit

Former MP Aslam Sher Khan, the head of the IOA appointed 5-member selection committee, announced a new political outfit.

Bhopal: Former MP Aslam Sher Khan, the
head of the Indian Olympic Association appointed five-member
selection committee, on Thursday announced a new outfit with the aim
of dislodging from power the ruling BJP government in Madhya
Pradesh in the next year`s Assembly elections.

"The new front `Madhya Pradesh Congress Jan Sangharsh
Samiti` would strive hard to bring together those Congressmen
who were frustrated due to some reason or the other," Khan,
who is the chief patron of the outfit, said at a press

A strong movement would be launched to bring on the
common platform all the Congressmen and oust the BJP from

He said that the Samiti would work for providing jobs
to the unemployed and for welfare of farmers.

"BJP in the last eight years of its rule has done
nothing in Madhya Pradesh to fulfil the promises it had made
before the last two Assembly elections," Khan added.

The former member of the Indian hockey team had been
elected from Betul Lok Sabha seat on Congress ticket in 1984
and 1991, respectively.