Skip to content Skip to navigation

Bwiswmuthiary to contest Independently

After having observed the upheavals caused among the people, the electorate and the supporters of the BPF following the denial of party nomination to Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary, the four time sitting MP has decided to contest the forthcoming parliamentary elections from No.5 Kokrajhar ST (HPC) as Independent candidate. In a press release today, Bwiswmuthiary also seriously shares with the sorrows and disappointment of the electorate, majority supporters within outside and outside of the party, as well as all other supporters outside BTAD over the arbitrary, dictatorial and undemocratic decision taken by Hagrama Mohilary in giving party ticket to Chandan Brahma, sitting Transport minister in Assam Government on March 24 last. This is despite the fact that Bwiswmuthiary's candidature had received support from majority district committees, block committees of the BPF and the majority supporters and voters from all sections of the society.

He said that it was a matter of great surprise and shock when Chandan Brahma was declared as the party candidate on March 24 since he had not formally applied for nomination from the party ticket whose last date was March 15. Bwiswmuthiary laments the fact that the spirit and practice of democracy, the ideals of peoples's participation and inclusiveness both within the party and in the BTC have been completely murdered by Mohilary in order to fulfil his vested selfish interests at the cost of the overall interests of the general public as well as the party.He has deliberately committee the blunder with an ulterior motive of getting his sister Pramila Rani Brahma, MLA and former Assam minister re-inducted as cabinet minister in place of sitting minister Chandan Brahma.

Bwiswmuthiary has expressed his anguish over the dictatorial style of functioning that Mohilary has adopted as both the Chief of the BTC and the president of the BPF party. He has been repeatedly trying to suppress the increasing dissenting voices of the people through his undemocratic dictates, intimidation, open verbal threats and misleading and concocted arguments.

However, Bwiswmuthiary is confident that Mohilary's political game plan and conspiracy will backfire on him and his ulterior motives will be defeated by the public by casting their valuable votes for Bwiswmuthiary on April 24 next, he said adding that the public cutting across all section of society have already lost confidence in Mohilary's leadership both in running BTC administration and in leading the party. The people are of the opinion that under his leadership, neither the Bodos nor the others sections of society feel safe and secure in all spheres.

Bwiswmuthiary has vowed to render his humble and honest service to the public as he has been doing for many decades in every sphere, particularly in the matter of bringing about an amicable and lasting political solution of to the long pending Bodoland statehood imbroglio, in the matter of overall development, and in ensuing safety, security,unity, peace and harmony among all sections of the society so that every community can co-exist within Bodoland with equal rights and status, identity and dignity as well.

Author info

Hantigiri Narzary's picture

Reporting from Kokrajhar

Add new comment

Random Stories

Idols immersed as Durga puja over

4 Oct 2014 - 5:54am | AT News
Durga puja is over. Puja pandels have fallen silent. The idols of the goddess of strength, mostly, have been immersed in rivers and water bodies across the state on Friday evening after the...

Poachers killed another rhino

23 Jun 2015 - 8:44pm | Hemanta Nath
Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam and fled with its horn. Patrolling forest guards had found dehorned bullet injuries carcass of an adult male rhino near Nilachalmari area...

NSCN(K) rebels dead in army’s surgical strike!

27 Sep 2017 - 9:32pm | AT News
Two NSCN(K) rebels are believed to have died and several others sustained injury as army claimed to have launched surgical strike against trouble mongers along the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland....

Goswami’s death shrouded in mystery

14 Jan 2014 - 11:21pm | AT News
Dr Bhagawan Goswami’s death seems to have shrouded in mystery a day after the lifeless professor of the Cotton College was recovered on the Brahmaputra in Panbazar on Monday.After the post mortem,...

Other Contents by Author

The Mwihur International Theatre Festival has ended in Kokrajhar, Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). The seven-day festival took place at the Bodofa Cultural Complex, Chandamari. Thirteen plays were performed by renowned artists from around the world, in various languages including Bodo, Assamese, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhala, and Malayalam. The festival was organized by the Lwrgi Theatre Group and supported by the BTR government. The festival was well-received by theatre lovers in the region. On the last day, the "Rudali" drama in Rajashthani language was performed by Gandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha and Sumukha from Delhi. This performance received strong applause from the audience. The...
Noted social activist Aruna Roy will receive the prestigious Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity Award 2016. The Jury Board of the Upendra Nath Brahma Trust (UNBT) headed by Dr. Anil Boro, Associate Professor, Gauhati University finalized Roy for the award to be given away at a function in Rabindra Bhawan inGuwahati on August 26. Roy, a social activist is the co-founder of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathana (MKSS), a social and grassroots organization for the empowerment of workers and peasants. It is a major civil rights movement in India and played a crucial role in the establishment of the Right to Information Act (RTI). She is also served as a civil servant in the Indian...
A massive prepraration has got underway to accord warm welcome highness shantidoot Acharya Shri Mahashraman,chief of Jainism  in Kokrajhar,who is entering the state of Assam through Srirampur on March 24 on the part of Ahinsa Yatra. Addressing the reporters,Samani Veenit Proghya and Samani Jagath Proghya,organiser and office bearer of Jain Setamber Teraponthi Sabha,Kokrajhar told that the Ahinsa Yatra will be entering Assam through Srirampur of Kokrajhar dsitrict on March 24 where  Acharya Shri Mahashraman and several sadhus are arriving.They said that all kinds of preparations have completed so far to accord warm welcome the Yatra team in a big manner. Acharya Shri Mahashraman...
The United People’s Party(UPP) candidate  for Kokrajhar east Pratibha Brahma filed nomination papers to the Returing Officer at DC office in Kokrajhar on Monday. Brahma, was accompanied by senior party leader Rabiram Ujir,leaders from alliance partnar Congress party Ashok Kumar Borgoyary. A grand procession was organised from Kokrajhar anchalik office to DC office via flyover where thousands of party supporters both from UPP and Congress thronged and shouted slogans in supports of UPP candidates claiming winning of the candidates who are contesting from constituencies in the scheduled April 11 election. Pratibha Brahma,UPP nominee after filling nomination told that she was hopeful...
With just few days left to the scheduled assembly election, candidates from different political parties and independent candidates are busy with their campaigning at their respective constituencies in the state.  Sitting MLA and BPF candidate for Kokrajhar east LAC Pramila Rani Brahma hold her election campaign at Bhumki village on Sunday. She said that she has contesting the election to gain more development and integration. She said that her BPF party was working for the all round development for the common masses . She has promised to work more integration if she elected for another term, besides urging to vote for the party.  UPP candidate for Kokrajhar east LAC and social...
With extending support to the United People's Party ahead scheduled Assam assembly election on April 11 next, Rafikul Sheik, vice president of Kokrajhar district committee of AIUDF joined in UPP at a party meeting at Fakiragram under Kokrajhar west LAC in Kokrajhar district on Sunday.  Sheik along with his party supporters joined the party in the presence of huge party supporters and extended supports to the party.  'His joined the UPP party will blow a setback to the AIUDF party', said a political analyst.   
Security forces apprehend a NDFB(S) cadre from Basabil area under Gossaigaon PS on Sunday in Kokrajhar district. Based on information about the presence of the militant outfit cadres in the area, a joint team of police and army launched an operation where a listed cadre of Gossaigaon platoon of the NDFB(S) was arrested along with arms. He was identified as Sanjay Narzary of Borsabil village. A pistol, two round ammunition was recovered from him.   
Sitting MLA and BPF candidate for Kokrajhar east constituency Pramila Rani Brahma file nomination paper to the Returning Officer at DC office in Kokrajhar on Friday. She was accompanied by senior leader Derhasat Basumatary,BTC executive members Doneswar Goyary,Rajib Brahma along with thousands of party supporters thronged at the huge procession from party office to DC office. Brahma,after filling nomination papers said that she will stress more to uplift social-integration through facilitating electrification,sanitation among citizens in her constituency.She said that irrespective of caste,creed and languages are supporting her through which she is wining for six terms in her political...
The Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) has left three constituencies- Sorbhog, Rangia and Bhawanipur to the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), its ally party. Talking to Reporters in Kokrajhar at the sideline of an election rally for the 30 Kokrjhar East candidate Pramila Rani Brahma in Koktrajhar town,  BPF president and BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary said ‘yes we have decided to leave the three seats to the BJP.  We are not fielding candidates in these three constituencies, he said adding that the party will now contest in 13 constituencies in the BTAD region.  The BPF have earlier announced party candidature in 16 constituencies, including in these three constituencies. Mohilary said...
The AIUDF party announced 19 names of the candidates to contest the ensuing assembly election in the state which included Kokrajhar west LAC on Thursday. Dahit Chandra Brahma has been named as candidate from Kokrajhar west (No.29) LAC from AIUDF party. Party supporter and voters of the Kokrajhar west constituency expressed their happy after getting ticket to Dahit Chandra Brahma and thanked to the party leaders for nominating Brahma as candidate to contest the election. Dahit Chandra Brahma after getting ticket said that he is contesting the election with mass support and his winning is sure in the constituency. He has thanked party leaders for nominating him as candidate. The...