Asansol: Tainted Trinamool MLA from Raiganj, Sohrab Ali has withdrawn his nomination filed on Wednesday for the Asansol Municipal Corporation election. Sohrab was to contest from Ward Nu-22. As per reports a disgruntled Sohrab is likely to place his wife as an independent candidate in the area.
As per sources, the move came after the upper echelon of the ruling Trinamool disproved of him to be the face of TMC in ward nu-22 as he was convicted in a case of stealing railway property.
The Asansol court on Tuesday convicted Sohrab in a case filed in 24 August, 1995 accusing him of stealing railway property and awarded two years of imprisonment.