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BJP wins 2 out of 3 constituencies in Udalguri

 
 
 
 
Udalguri: 
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and member in the Rajya Sabha from Assam, Biswajit Daimary won  by a landslide margin of over 35,000 votes defeating his arch-rival Karuna Kanta Swargiary of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) from Paneri LAC constituency. In the 2011 Assam assembly elections, Kamali Basumatari of BPF won from the constituency defeating Santiuse Kujur of India National Congress (INC) by a margin of 556 votes.In the 2016 state assembly elections, Kamali Basumatari again won from the constituency defeating independent candidate Nanda Ram Baro by a margin of 15,802 votes but this time the incumbent MLA from Paneri LAC was denied a ticket and Karuna Kanta Swargiary was projected. n Udalguri LAC United People's Party Liberal ( UPPL) candidate and Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Deputy CEM, Govindo Basumatary won defeating  Bodoland People's Front (BPF) strongman and Cabinet Minister,Rihon Daimary who continuously represented the constituency for four term holding important cabinet portfolios for three terms. In Mazbat LAC , sitting MLA and Bodoland People's Front (BPF) candidate,Charan Boro retained the seat defeating BJP candidate, Jitu Kishan who is known as a close aide of NEDA convenor Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.
 

 

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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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