Will form next Assam govt, have minority contestant: BJP
The Assam BJP said the party had given representation to all communities, including minority, in its candidates list for the assembly polls.
Guwahati: Exuding confidence of winning the
"required number of seats to form the next government in
Assam", the BJP state unit on Saturday said the party had given
representation to all communities, including minority, in its
candidates list for the assembly polls.
"This time people want change from the Congress Tarun
Gogoi government. We will get the required number of seats in
next month`s assembly polls to form the next government in
Assam", BJP state unit president Ranjit Dutta, MLA, told
Deciding to go it alone to fight against "corruption by
the Congress government" in the upcoming assembly hustings in
the two-phased elections scheduled for April 4 and 11 next,
Dutta said, "people will vote in favour of the BJP to form the
Stating that candidates from all communities will be given
tickets by the saffron party for the polls, Dutta said, they
would include a minority contestant, eight women, seven
scheduled tribe, six tea tribes, three scheduled caste and two
each from Nepali community and BJYM.
Accusing the ruling Congress of "failing to give an
opportunity to indigenous Assamese Muslims to contest the
polls", Dutta said, "in upper Assam we will put up an Assamese
"There are media reports that the BJP has a secret seat-
sharing deal with other political parties as our `party is
weak in certain constituencies`. I clarify there will be no
future alliance or secret understanding with any political
party. We will contest in all the 126 seats".