Also, this is not for the first time that Saifi would be trying his luck for councillor position. He has contested elections in the past unsuccessfuly.
Also, his relationship with Kaleem Ul Hazeez has not been smooth since he was made State president, making to news reports.
Saifi’s comeback shows his good relationship with the top party leaders in Hyderabad, said a political watcher adding that Kaleem had even in his initial days had suspended Saifi from the party.
It would be interesting to see if Saifi can get enough votes to defeat Wajid Khan.
Besides, the fight in Okhla is between the Congress and AAP. Keeping this background in view, the political watcher said it would be Himalayan task for AIMIM to emerge as victorious despite the fact that there is strong resentment in Jamia Nagar against AAP for not doing enough for the locality.