Kokrajhar, September 12, 2019:
Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Chief Hagrama Mohilary has said that the alliance between the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Bharatiya BJP, and BPF will remain intact. Hagrama’s announcement comes ahead of the all-important BTAD elections, tentatively scheduled for March, 2020.
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He said that the AGP-BJP-BPF party will contest the upcoming BTAD elections together. “We will share the seats with every party. Some seats will be allotted to AGP, some to the BJP, and the remaining will be with the BPF.”
Mohilary has also said that they are holding discussions with the UG Bragma-led UPPL party. “However, they have said that the merger of the parties at this point in time is not possible”, he said. “I have even promised the post of Rajya Sabha MP to UG Brahma. What more can we give?”
“People of around 4-5 villages had been asking for a bridge for a long time, but we were not able to build it for them. Finally we have decided to set it up with an allocation of Rs. 8-9 Crore with the help of the Revenue Department. Another bridge will come up over the Bornodi river”, he said.
In the last election, the Hargrama-led BPF party secured a majority by winning twenty of the forty seats. This time, however, Hagrama will be challenged by MP Naba Kr. Sarania, who has said that he will form a party. Moreover, the Lok Sabha MP has claimed that his party will win as many as 35 seats.
It may be mentioned here that the Bodoland Territorial Council is Headed by Hagrama Mahilary as the Chief Executive Member and Kampa Borgoyari as Deputy Chief Executive Member.
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