Much to a major boost for Congress in rank and file in Assam, Prashant Kishore has agreed to help the ruling party in the assembly polls March next year.
The brain behind the grand alliance in Bihar, who held a round of informal talks with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi recently, left New Delhi for Guwahati on Thursday afternoon.
Sources told Assam Times in New Delhi that the poll Chanakya will hunker down with Tarun Gogoi and Rahul Gandhi on Friday to finalise the pre poll strategy when the Congress vice president will on a two days visit to the state on Friday.
"Gogoi recently talked to Prashant at the instance of Rahulji who agreed, in principle, to help Gogoi retain the power in Dispur," said a senior AICC leader.
Notably, former Chief Minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta met Kishore in the capital on Tuesday evening and discuss the strategy an anti-Congress and anti-BJP wave in Assam. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar helped Mahanta met the poll strategist at the Bihar Bhawan in the evening.
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Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is confident that Congress will be able to retain Dispur. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Tuesday, Gogoi said that his party still has good base in the rural Assam.
Gogoi said BPF still is an ally of Congress. He said BPF will stay with them even if Congress gets absolute majority.
A full bench if the Election Commission is in Guwahati on a 2 day visit to Assam. led by Chief Election Commissioner, S.Y. Quraishi, the delegation met the political leaders and poll officialos to review the poll preparations. Moreover, they discussed poll praparations with returning officers and Superintendents of Police.
AGP and BJP leaders formally alleged model code violation by the ruling Congress as they met the poll panel.
Notably, Assam is set to go to the polls on April 4 and 11 in two phases. The first phase will involve 62 constituencies while the the remaining 64 constituencies will go to the polls on April 11. The number of polling booths is 23,813.
The BJP has announced the second list of of candidates for Assam Assembly polls. The list has 54 names a day after it was finalized at a meeting chaired by party president Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi on Friday. The party had earlier announced the names of six candidates. The third and final list of the contesting candidates for the State polls will be announced on March 9.
The notification for the first phase of polls in the State will be issued on March 10. On the other hand, the Trinamool Congress will expand its base in northeast. Party chief Mamata Banerjee has decided to contest all the seats in Assam that goes to the polls on April 4.
With the Assembly polls nearing, CPM steps up its efforts to steal the show. Apart from informal confabulations with other like minded parties. CPI-M has announced a list of 17 candidates for the ensuring polls. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Friday, senior leader Uddhav Barman announced that he would not seek re election this time due to superannuation.
The party will filed two seats in Barak Valley with Kripesh Ranjan Dasgupta and Parimal Kanti Paul as candidates. The candidates for Bijni, Abhyapuri North and Sorbhog constituencies are Gajendra Barman, Rabin Das and Manoranjan Talukdar. Abdul Karim Bhuyan, Nizamuddin Khan, Biren Sarma, Rabin Sarma and Ananta Deka will...
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