BJP suffers major setback in Assam; BPF left the BJP alliance to join Congress

The ruling BJP in Assam has suffered a major setback. The Bodoland People’s Front(BPF), the main political party in the state, has abandoned its alliance with the BJP and joined the Congress-led grand alliance.

The major political move comes after the announcement of an election date in Assam. The 12-seat BPF has three ministers in the government led by Sarbananda Sonawale in Assam.

The party president said he is leaving the alliance to work for peace.

BPF left the BJP alliance to join Congress

‘The BPF has decided to work hand in hand with the Congress-led grand alliance in the forthcoming assembly elections to work for peace, unity and progress. There is no alliance or friendship with the BJP anymore, ”BPF president Hagrama Mohilari tweeted.

Following this, Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi took the stage to thank them for putting their trust in the alliance.

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“In every corner of Assam, trust means Congress. The favourite party of the Bodos, the Bodoland People’s Front, agrees! We are grateful for the renewed trust Shri Hagrama Mohillary has shown in the Congress.” Gogoi said.

Assam will go to the polls in three phases. The first round of voting will take place on March 27. The second round of voting will take place on April 1 and the third round on April 6.

Assam has a total of 126 seats. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

Meanwhile, the ABP Sea Voter Survey, which came after the announcement of the poll date, predicted a continued BJP rule in Assam.

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