The Controversial Demise of Gangster-Politician Mukhtar Ansari

Mukhtar Ansari, a former gangster-turned-politician, passed away on the night of March 28, 2024, at a hospital in Banda, Uttar Pradesh. His death has stirred controversy and raised allegations of foul play.

  • Ansari was a five-time MLA from Mau, Uttar Pradesh.
  • He ventured into crime to establish his gang in the government contract mafia of the state.
  • Ansari faced over 60 pending cases against him.
  • He had been incarcerated in jails in both Uttar Pradesh and Punjab since 2005.
  • Cause of Death: Ansari suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized.
  • His family alleges he was administered slow poison, claiming it happened before his demise, particularly pointing to an incident on March 19 during dinner.
  • District authorities refute these claims, stating he died of cardiac arrest.
  • Chief judicial magistrate’s court at Banda in Uttar Pradesh on Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari

Q: Gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari, who recently passed away, was a prominent figure in which state’s politics?

a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Madhya Pradesh

b) Uttar Pradesh

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