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After Bodoland Council, BJP sweeps one other autonomous physique in Assam



After the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) polls victory final week, the ruling BJP in Assam on Saturday swept the polls to the 36-member Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) by successful 33 seats, officers stated.

In accordance with the officers of Assam State Election Fee, BJP’s junior ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) gained two seats whereas the opposition Congress managed just one seat.

BJP President J.P. Nadda greeted the folks of Assam, BJP leaders and social gathering functionaries apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the electoral success.

He tweeted, “Thanks Assam for this large mandate to BJP in Tiwa Autonomous Council elections. Assam is progressing in the direction of a brighter future & the folks proceed to maintain their religion within the imaginative and prescient of PM @narendramodiji. Congratulation to @ sarbanandsonwal, @himantabiswa & Staff @BJP4Assam.”

Assam Finance and Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated in a tweet, “What a momentous day! Folks of Assam reasserts religion in PM Sri @narendramodias @BJP4India registers an enormous victory in Tiwa Autonomous Council, successful 34 out of 36 seats. Heartfelt gratitude to folks and our dedicated @ BJP4Assam karyakartas.”

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal additionally thanked the Prime Minister, Residence Minister Amit Shah, Nadda and state social gathering leaders and employees for the large victory.

The polls have been held on Thursday in 187 polling stations masking 18 constituencies unfold throughout 4 districts — Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai and Kamrup Metropolitan.

A complete of 124 candidates contested the polls.

Within the final week’s elections to the 40-member BTC, BJP had shaped the council in alliance with two different new allies — United Folks’s Get together Liberal (UPPL) and Gana Suraksha Parishad (GSP).

After the result of the BTC polls, the BJP dumped the BPF and introduced to help its new allies UPPL and GSP to take energy within the politically vital autonomous physique.

The BJP fought towards the Bodoland Folks’s Entrance (BPF) regardless of ruling Assam collectively since 2016 together with the AGP.

Within the 40-member BTC polls, BPF grew to become the one largest social gathering successful 17 seats whereas the UPPL bagged 12 seats, BJP 9, and the GSP and Congress one seat every.

Forward of the subsequent yr’s elections to the 126-member Assam Meeting, the result within the BTC and the TAC elections would enhance the arrogance of the BJP.

The Meeting elections are prone to be held in April/Could subsequent yr.

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