The Rise and Fall of Mukhtar Ansari, a Don-Turned-MLA Whose Fortunes Changed With UP Politics

On April 6 morning, when an Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police team in Punjab’s Roopnagar district was completing formalities to take custody of gangster-turned-legislator Mukhtar Ansari, chief minister Yogi Adityanath was keeping a close watch on the developments. After four years in the UP hot seat, Adityanath now had another achievement to exhibit in his administration’s […]

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Mukhtar Ansari latest news: Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari brought back to Banda jail from Punjab | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari was brought back to Uttar Pradesh‘s Banda jail early on Wednesday from a Punjab prison. Ansari was lodged at Punjab’s Rupnagar jail in January 2019 in connection with an extortion case. A convoy of six police vans, an anti-riot vehicle accompanied the don in an ambulance covering a distance of 882km […]

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