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|It is Known for||Purvanchal is home to one of the most powerful politicians|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Maximum Height||in centimeters– 188 cm
In meters– 1.88m
in feet & inches– 6’ 2”
|Political Party||• Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) (2007-2010; 2017-present)
• Independent (2002-2007)
• Quami Ekta Dal (2012-2017)
|Political Journey||• 1996: On a Bahujan Samaj Party ticket (BSP), I became an MLA for Mau
• 2002: Independently, became a MLA for Mau
• 2007: Independently, became a MLA for Mau
• 2009: Lost the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi using a BSP card
• 2012: Took a Quami Ekta Dal tickets to Mau and became an MLA
• 2017: On a Bahujan Samaj Party ticket (BSP), I became an MLA for Mau
|Rival Biggest||Brijesh Singh|
|Date of birth||30 June 1963 (Sunday)|
|Age in 2020||57 Years|
|The birthplace||Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh|
|College/University||Post Graduate Gazipur College Rambadh|
|Education Qualification||BA degree in 1984 My Neta|
|Caste/Sect||Sunni UP Vidhan Sabha|
|Address||Tailor Tola, Kasba – Yusufpur, Post – Mohammedabad, District-Ghazipur UP Vidhan Sabha|
|Controversies My Neta||• 7 charges related to criminal intimidation (IPC Section-506)
• 5 charges related to Attempt to murder (IPC Section-307)
• 5 charges related to Murder (IPC Section-302)
• 2 charges related to Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death (IPC Section-404)
• 2 charges related to Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property (IPC Section-420)
• 1 charges related to Forgery of valuable security, will, etc. (IPC Section-467)
• 1 charges related to Forgery for purpose of cheating (IPC Section-468).
• 1 charges related to voluntarily causing grievous hurt (IPC Section-325)
• 6 charges related to Punishment for Rioting (IPC Section-147)
• 6 charges related to Punishment of criminal conspiracy (IPC Section-120B)
• 4 charges related to Rioting, armed with deadly weapon (IPC Section-148)
• 4 charges related to Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object (IPC Section-149)
• 3 charges related to Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty (IPC Section-353)
• 2 charges related to Act endangering life or personal safety of others (IPC Section-336)
• 2 charges related to Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention (IPC Section-34)
• 1 charges related to cheating by personation (IPC Section-419)
• 1 charges related to Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for Its punishment is (IPC Section-109)
• 1 charges related to Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace (IPC Section-504)
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status||Get married|
|Wedding Date||15 October 1989, Sunday|
• Abbas Ansari (Ace Shooter and Politician)
• Umar Ansari (Politician)
|Parents||Father– Subhanullah Ansari
MotherBegum Rabia (died December 2018).
• Sibakatullah Ansari (elder; politician)
• Afzal Ansari (elder; politician)
|Collection for Cars||Pajero Sports (UP 32 EH 0786) My Neta|
|Assets/Properties My Neta||Movable (approx. Rs. 1.33 crores)
• Bank & Other Deposits: Rs. 11.60 Lakh
Impmovable (approx. 20.50 crores)
• Agriculture Land Rs. 3.23 crores
|Salary (as an MPLA of Uttar Pradesh).||Rs. 1.95 Lakh Patrika|
|Estimated Net Worth||Rs. Rs. My Neta|
Mukhtar Ansari: Some less-known facts
- Mukhtar Ansari is an Indian politician who has a stronghold in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, a region popularly called “Purvanchal,” where Ansari is considered one of the most influential mafia dons.
- His parents were Sunni Muslims from Ghazipur.
- He is Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari’s grandson, a former president of the Indian National Congress (and Mulsim League). Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari was an Indian Freedom Fighter who later became one of the founders of the Jamia Millia Islamia University and served as its chancellor from 1928 to 1936. The Week
- Being an accomplished surgeon his grandfather, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari, also led the Indian medical mission to treat Turkish soldiers injured during the Balkan war. The Week
- There is a ward named after his grandfather at Charing Cross Hospital in London where his grandfather studied. The Week
- Ansari’s elder brother, Sibakatullah Ansari was a Bahujan Samaj Party MLA from Mohammadabad constituency, and his other elder brother, Afzal Ansari is a Lok Sabha member from Ghazipur.
- Mukhtar ansari began his political career as a student at Post Graduate Gazipur College Rambadh.
- After earning a BA degree in 1984, he became a member of the Makhanu Singh gang. Later, this Over a piece of land, the gang clashed with Sahib Singh’s gang several times.
- A member of the Sahib Singh’s gang, Brijesh Singh, later formed his own gang and became a staunch rival of Mukhtar Ansari.
- Gangs of Mukhtar Ansari and Brijesh Singh clashed many times over contracts such as Railways, Public Works, Coal Mining, and Liquor Business.
- In 1988, Ansari came into the eyes of law after he killed Sachidanand Rai, a local Mandi Parishad contractor in Ghazipur. It was followed by the murder of Tribhuwan Singh’s brother, Rajendra Singh who was a constable in Varanasi. Tribhuwan Singh, a member of Purvanchal’s mafia and one of Brijesh Singh’s close associates is also involved in this crime.
- Mukhtar Ansari entered into active politics in the late 90s and started challenging Brijesh Singh’s dominance. Ansari started expanding his criminal activities in Mau, Ghazipur, Varanasi, and Jaunpur with an eye to control Ghazipur’s lucrative Thekedari or contract work mafia, including railway construction, Public Works Department construction, coal mining, and the liquor business, and he went on to control various government contracts worth hundreds of crores in Purvanchal.
- Besides contract works, Ansari also expanded his influence in other activities, such as extortion, kidnapping, and extraction of protection money called ‘Goonda Tax.’
- Mukhtar ansari and Brijesh sing became soon rivals in Eastern Uttar Pradesh’s main gang, Purvanchal.
- Ansari mistakenly believed Brijesh was dead during a fight between Ansari and Brijesh. Brijesh, however, was found alive later. The incident happened on the Mau-Lucknow highway in 2001 when Brijesh Singh ambushed Ansari’s convoy and killed his three key men. Brijesh suffered serious injuries during the shootout.
- In the 2002 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, BJP’s Krishnanand Rai defeated Ansari’s brother, Afzal, from the Mohammadabad constituency. Krishnanand Rai (a close aide to Brijesh Sing), allotted almost all of the government contracts to Brijesh, which angered Ansari. Krishnanand Rai was then killed mafia-style on 29/11/2005.
- In the Krishnanand Rai murder case, Mukhtar Ansari was named in an F.I.R. He was taken to Ghazipur Police Station and was detained. However, witnesses turned hostile on him and he was freed the next day. Frontline
- Ansari was an MLA for Mau since 1996. for Record five times
- In 2007, he joined the Bahujan Samaj Party, and Mayawati called him a “messiah of the poor” and portrayed him as Robin Hood; however, she expelled him from the party in 2010 by calling him a criminal.
- Ansari was expelled by the BSP and formed Quami Ekta Dal in 2012 with Sibkatillah, Afzal, and Sibkatillah.
- He announced that he would be contesting against Narendra Modi in the Varanasi electoral constituency during the 2014 Lok Sabha election. He withdrew later.
- On 26 January 2017, he rejoined the BSP before the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
- Mukhtar Ansari’s elder son, Abbas Ansari is a management graduate and an ace shooter.
- Mukhtar Ansari is distantly related to Hamid Ansari who was once Vice President of India. Hamid Ansari is the grandnephew of Mukhtar Ansari’s grandfather, Ahmed Ansari. The Week
- A Hindi web series, Raktanchal was released in 2020, which is reportedly based on real-life events from the ’80s of Purvanchal. Mukhtar Singh and Brijesh S are rivals in this MX Player Orginal drama crime drama series.