AIMIM leader and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi challenged Congress scion Rahul Gandhi to contest from Hyderabad Loksabha seat instead of Wayanad. In an apparent dare against Congress MP and Prime Minister aspirant Rahul Gandhi, Asaduddin Owaisi challenged Rahul Gandhi to contest from Hyderabad instead of Wayanad, saying that Congress has failed to protect Minorities rights.
Hyderabad Loksabha segment is a Muslim population dominated constituency and AIMIM has been winning it for decades. In fact Owaisis consider it as their pocketborough.
Owaisis’ AIMIM grew in stature with the support of Indian National Congress in Old City area of Hyderabad. But the relationship between both parties soured and AIMIM has been working against Congress party not just in Telanagana but all over India.