Pooja Pal

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Pooja Pal is an Indian politician from the Bahujan Samaj Party. She is the wife of erstwhile Allahabad West MLA Raju Pal who was gunned down in broad daylight after defeating Mohammad Ashraf in the 2004 elections for the seat. Her name is also spelt Puja Pal.

Subsequently, Mohammad Ashraf, who was named as the prime accused in the murder[1] became the MLA. However, in the Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, 2007, Ashraf was defeated by Pooja Pal.

Puja Pal has also filed a request for a CBI investigation into the murder of Raju Pal.[2]


  1. ^ "Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls : Gangsters join race for UP Assembly". Sify.com. April 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-12. 
  2. ^ "Let CBI probe Raju Pal murder: new government". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2007-05-16.