In a serious setback to BJP’s Assam ally, Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), its lone parliamentarian, Biswajit Daimary, resigned from Rajya Sabha on Saturday. He additionally introduced that he has give up the social gathering and can be a part of the BJP on Sunday.
“I have quit the BPF party and on Sunday morning, will join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Along with me, senior leader and the party’s General Secretary, Emmanuel Mosahary, will also join the BJP,” he informed reporters in Guwahati.
Mr Daimary’s Rajya Sabha time period was to finish in 2026.
These resignations have come simply days earlier than the election to the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) Council, the place the social gathering has been in energy for the previous 15 years.
The BJP is preventing the two-phased polls alone and towards ally BPF.
The election to the 40-member BTC will happen in two phases on December 7 and 10, whereas the counting shall be held on December 12.
The state unit of the BJP has already knowledgeable the central management that they’d not like to increase the alliance with BPF for the 2021 meeting election.
In the 2016 meeting election, the BJP and its allies had scored a historic victory. In the 126-member meeting, the BJP had received 60 seats, whereas allies BPF and Asom Gana Parishad had received 12 and 14 seats respectively.