Bat­tle forgu­jarat

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

AHMED­ABAD: Con­tro­ver­sial former Gu­jarat ju­nior home min­is­ter Amit Shah will be con­test­ing the as­sem­bly elec­tions from Ahmed­abad’s Naran­pura con­stituency in the sec­ond phase on De­cem­ber 17.

His name is on the BJP’s list of 47 MLAs who have been re­tained as party can­di­dates for the sec­ond phase of the polls.

An ac­cused in the Sohrabud­din Shaikh fake en­counter in 2005, Shah is cur­rently out on bail and faces ar­rest in the staged killing of Tul­siram Pra­jap­ati who was al­legedly killed by the state po­lice the next year as he was the only wit­ness to the killing of Shaikh and his wife Kauser Bi. The Supreme Court has,

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