Mon, Oct 20, 2014, 01:16 PM
The Hyderabad-based Majli-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has won three seats in the Maharashtra assembly polls. MIM which was unable to leave a big mark in Telangana in the last elections was able to achieve 3 stunning victories in adjacent Maharashtra. MIM's Warish Yusuf Pathan won from Byculla in Mumbai, trouncing BJP strongman Madhukar G Chavan and Akhil Bharatiya Sena's Geeta Gawli. MIM's Imtiyaz Jalik was elected from Aurangabad Central, defeating his nearest Shiv Sena rival Pradeep Jaiswal by 30,000 votes. The MIM party under leadership of Asaduddhin Owaisi contested in 24 assembly seats of Maharashtra.