Lucknow- Hyderabad-based All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen has lost deposits in 99 of the 100 seats it contested in the assembly elections of Uttar Pradesh.
Though the party led by Asaduddin Owaisi has managed to get more votes than in 2017 it failed to secure a single seat.
It is notable that, AIMIM had fielded most of its candidates in the constituencies which have a significantly higher percentage of Muslim population and voters. Even in the last assembly elections, when AIMIM had fielded 38 candidates from such Muslim-dominated constituencies, almost all of its candidates had lost their deposits.
Similarly, in the 2022 assembly elections, AIMIM candidates from almost all the contested seats have lost their deposits.
The only candidate to have saved the deposit is Shah Alam alias Guddu Jamali, a former BSP member from the Mubarakpur constituency.
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