Political outfit Bhuujan Mukti Party (BMP) has decided to field German Bakery blast convict Mirza Himayat Baig as their party nominee from Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituency.
Party national secretary Rahul Makhare told UNI that, the party having roots in All India Backward and Minority Communities and Employee's Federation, would contest at least 400 LS seat across the country, including all the 48 in Maharashtra, including eight from Marathwada region.
Makhare said, 'Baig was framed by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) in the blast case. He was convicted by the Pune court and the same has been challenged in the Bombay high court. However, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Delhi police and Bengaluru police have all given him a clean chit in these case.'
He further alleged that, over 52,000 youth belonging to the minority community have been framed in false cases.
The BMP will seek bail from the high court for Baig for campaigning purpose. Party National President VL Matang and Rajratna Ambedkar, who is great grandson of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, will campaigning for Baig, Makhare added. UNI VKB JF AV1150 NNNN
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