Sitapur, January 26: Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan on Wednesday filed his nomination for Rampur Sadar seat from inside Sitapur jail.

The Returning Officer from Rampur visited the jail to get his nomination papers after an order was issued by Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Rampur Court, Jailor RS Yadav told media. Also Read | Union Budget 2022-23: Govt Calls All-Party Meeting on January 31 To Discuss Issues and Legislative Business for Budget Session.

"As of now all paper formalities have been completed," he said. Rampur will go to polls on Feb 14 in the second phase of UP elections. Also Read | 'Meghalaya To Be One of India's Top 10 States in 10 Years', Says CM Conrad K Sangma.

Khan, MP from Rampur, is lodged in Sitapur jail since Feb 2020 in case of land grabbing and several others.

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