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Assam Congress topgun,Ripun Bora steps down

 

 

Guwahati:

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President and Congress top gun ,Ripun Bora has stepped down from his post and resigned from the top post owning responsibility for the party’s debacle in the assembly election. Following the party’s poor show, Bora dashed off  a letter to All India Congress Committee(AICC)  President Sonia Gandhi tendering his resignation. The Congress leader tumbled down and lost from the Gohpur seat to BJP’s Utpal Borah by a margin of over 29,000 votes. “I do hereby tender my resignation from the post of president, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee, owning the responsibility of the humiliating defeat of my party in the Assam assembly election 2021,” Bora wrote in his letter. “I am extremely saddened and disheartened that despite my immense hard work we were unable to combat the divisive and communal politics played by BJP and RSS,” he added. A copy of the letter was also sent to AICC General Secretary,Jitendra Singh.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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