Itanagar, April 10, 2019:
The Assembly elections in frontier state Arunachal Pradesh are going to be held 24-hours (11 April) from now simultaneously with the Lok Sabha election to be fought in two Constituencies.
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The battle lines are drawn for D-Day by all political parties to woo the voters for their respective candidates. Before a single vote has been cast, three candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have already been elected unopposed. Advocate Kento Jini, Er Taba Tadir and Phurpa Tsering making the BJP’s tough roads into the motorable road comfortably.
As per reports, BJP candidates except Tawang and West Kameng districts are not supporting the Lok Sabha candidature of Kiren Rijiju of the party for reasons best known to the State BJP campaign committee.
However, as per reports, most of the non-BJP Candidates and their supporters are opting for Kiren Rijiju as their potential candidate across all 33 Assembly Constituencies of 11-Arunachal West Parliamentary Constituency.
However, it cannot be denied that some groups are in favor of the JD(S) candidate Jarjum Ete which may minimize the voters of both Congress and the BJP Candidates.
In some Assembly Constituencies, even BJP candidates and their supporters are openly declaring themselves to be in favor of Nabam Tuki or Jarjum Ete.
Having seen the results of such unruly activities in the political camps, the incumbent Kiren Rijiju has a better chance to be re-elected despite several hurdles after a division of Congress voters in between the two Congress Stalwarts Nabam Tuki and Jarjum Ete.
In some Assembly Constituencies, NPP and other smaller Parties and their candidates will be doing well, but it’s Lok Sabha Candidate Kyoda Apik may be in a dire position as the party couldn’t put together more support for the candidate.
Moreover, the restless effort of the Prime Minister of Shri Narendra Modi in the frontier state is expected to add more voters for the BJP in both rural and urban areas besides achievements of the BJP candidate Rijiju cannot be denied by posterity.
Meanwhile, Kiren Rijiju has said that former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki could be his nearest finisher while Jarjum Ete could be the candidate with the third highest number of votes.
In another good news for Pema Khandu and the BJP, the NPP has been pitching up to support the BJP in forming the new Government in the event of a hung assembly.