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Gangster MLA Mukhtar Ansari reached Banda jail at 4.30 am on Wednesday, after a 14-and-a-half-hour journey from Ropar in Punjab to Banda in UP. In Punjab, where Mukhtar was riding in an ambulance in a wheel chair, he stood at his feet in Banda jail and went inside. He was found to be fully fit in the examination of a panel of doctors. However, he was nervous.
In Banda jail, Mukhtar was surprised by the jail administration. It was initially decided to place him in barrack number 15. Mukhtar has been in this barrack before, but now he has been sent to barrack number 16. He is to be corona tested. After its report, it will be placed in barrack number 15. It is also called loneliness gel. That is, there will be no other prisoner in this barrack. CCTVs have also been installed in this barrack.
The Banda Jail has a capacity of 558 inmates, but there are 780 inmates. The jail, built during the British rule in 1860, is overloaded. In such a situation, security is affected.
VIP treatment will not be available
Jail Minister of State Government Jai Pratap Singh Jackie said that Mukhtar Ansari will not get any kind of VIP treatment inside Banda Jail. He will be given facilities like ordinary prisoners. Each of its activities will be monitored through CCTV. Every person who comes inside the jail will also be monitored.
There are 53 serious cases against gangster Mukhtar. Tight security arrangements have also been made outside the jail when he is shifted to Banda jail. 30 jawans have been deployed here. It is being told that in view of the security, verification of new tenants who have come recently in the district will also be done.
Mukhtar inherited politics. His grandfather was the President of the Indian National Congress before independence. His name was also Mukhtar. Uncle Hamid Ansari has been the Vice President.
Mukhtar got admission in UP through horoscope border
The team of UP police had left Ansari from Ropar jail at 2.05 pm on Tuesday afternoon. There were about 10 vehicles in the police convoy, half of them walked half way behind the ambulance. There were a total of 150 policemen in these trains. This convoy from Punjab reached Karnal in Haryana at 4 pm via Patiala Road. The police convoy entered the horoscope border in Haryana-UP. After this, Mukhtar was taken to Banda jail at 4.34 am via Noida, Mathura, Agra and Kanpur Dehat, Hamirpur.
This is the route of Google Map, from which Mukhtar Ansari was brought from Ropar Jail in Punjab to Banda Jail in Uttar Pradesh.
Politics Mukhtar’s family legacy
Mukhtar Ansari’s grandfather was the President of the Indian National Congress before independence. Dada’s name was also Mukhtar, while his maternal grandfather Brigadier Mohammad Osman Mahavir Chakra was the winner. At the same time, Vice President Hamid Ansari is the uncle of Mukhtar. While elder brother Afzal Ansari defeated Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha from Ghazipur despite the Modi wave in the 2019 elections. Mukhtar is also the 5th time MLA.
In 1996, Mukhtar won the first election on a BSP ticket from Mau Assembly. It then won the elections of 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017. Mukhtar contested the Lok Sabha elections in 2009, but lost then. In 2010, the BSP dropped Mukhtar from the party. He then formed the Qaumi Ekta Dal along with his brother Afzal Ansari, but merged the party with the BSP in the 2017 election.
Mukhtar has already lived for 26 months in Barrack number 15 of Banda jail.
Mukhtar Ansari has been in Banda Jail’s Barrack Number 15 for 26 months earlier. Ansari, a favorite of the SP and BSP governments, got scared in Banda jail after the BJP government came to power in 2017. In 2018, he created a heart attack drama and was hurriedly admitted by the administration to IGI in Lucknow. Where doctors told Ansari to be fully fit. Former minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, former MP Atique Ahmed, Suresh Rana, Anil Dujana and Singharaj Bhati of Haryana have also been present in the number 15 barrack before Ansari.