BJP’s normal secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh held a two-day assembly not too long ago in Guwahati with the core committee in addition to office-bearers and reviewed the celebration’s preparation for the subsequent yr’s elections.
Assam BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass advised ET: “We have asked party workers to concentrate on building and strengthening originations. Issues like alliances, seat-sharing and probable candidates will be taken up in January. We have made clear those who canvass for party tickets now will in no way get tickets.”
Assembly elections in Assam is probably going to be held early subsequent yr. The BJP has launched two separate surveys for number of candidates for the polls. These surveys are being carried out throughout the 126 meeting constituencies.
Dass mentioned arising of recent political events will by no means have an effect on the BJP’s ballot prospects. “We will go to people on the basis of work done by our government in Assam and at the Centre. Development will be our election plank,” he mentioned.
The BJP held its state govt assembly on Friday final week. A senior BJP chief, who didn’t want to be recognized, advised ET: “If the Congress and the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) tie up, they may gain a couple of seats in Lower Assam. However, in Upper Assam, Northern Assam and middle Assam they will face a rout. We will retain our seats in Barak Valley and hill districts.”
The Congress and the AIUDF are in talks for alliance for the meeting polls and plan to make opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) their most important election situation.
The BJP is focusing on successful greater than 100 seats. It has 61 MLAs whereas its allies Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) had received 14 seats and 12 seats respectively in the 2016 meeting polls.
In 2016, the AIUDF had received 13 seats. The Congress had 25 MLAs in 2016, however later one MLA resigned from the Congress, contested from the BJP and received.