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Ex AMUSU president Maskoor Usmani may contest Bihar polls as a Congress candidate

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Ex AMUSU president Maskoor Usmani may contest Bihar polls as a Congress candidate
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Former President of the Aligarh Muslim University Students' Union, Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, is reportedly going to contest the Bihar elections 2020 as a Congress Candidate.

Maskoor, a former student of dental sciences at the Aligarh Muslim University, is believed to be Congress's candidate from Bihar's Darbhanga. Maskoor, in 2017, won the presidential elections of the AMUSU by defeating Ajay Singh by a margin of over 6700 votes.

Maskoor was actively taking part in protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. In 2019, he was booked for allegedly raising 'anti-national' slogans. Maskoor's Twitter handle was also suspended for criticizing the government for slapping UAPA on anti-CAA activists, including Meeran Haider and Safoora Zargar.

Official confirmation from Congress is yet to come on Maskoor's move.

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