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Another Assam Mahajot Ally, BPF, Moves Candidates To “Safe Location”

The whereabouts of the Hagrama Mohillary-led BPF’s candidates haven’t been disclosed.


Bodoland chief Hagrama Mohillary’s celebration has turn into the second Assam opposition outfit to maneuver out its candidates — no less than 10 of them moreover some prime leaders — from the state for concern of being poached by the BJP. Part of the Congress-led Mahajot, the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) is conserving the whereabouts of its contestants below wrap, for now, its prime leaders have confirmed. The transfer got here days after the Badruddin Ajmal-led All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) shifted out 18 of its personal to Jaipur, Rajasthan.

“They (the candidates) have left Assam. I have also heard they are out of India, but I cannot say where, as I have not been able to get in touch with them,” BPF veteran Pramila Rani Brahma informed reporters in Kokrajhar.

Party sources have stated {that a} dozen elected BPF members of the Bodoland Territorial Council, the place it’s the largest celebration, have additionally been transfer out. The Congress, which is in energy in Rajasthan, has already stowed away three of its candidates to a Jaipur luxurious resort.

Ahead of the third section of the Assam Assembly polls final Tuesday, the BPF’s Tamulpur constituency candidate, Rangja Khungur Basumatary, pledged his help to the BJP and campaigned for rival United People’s Party Liberal.

“It’s now a trend since the BJP tries to break the Congress after losing elections. So they (allies) want to take guard,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala had stated earlier.

Assam, the place the BJP got here to energy within the 2016 election, voted for a brand new authorities in three phases between March 27 and April 6. The outcomes are due on May 2 together with these for polls in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry.

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