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Bodo Peace Forum declares support to BJP in Mangaldai HPC

Bodo Peoples Forum for Peace and Rights has suddenly declared their support BJP candidate Ramen Deka in 8 Mangaldai HPC. The support would be significant as Bodo Peace Forum had been known as the consulting body of NDFB.At an urgently called press meet at Kalaigaon AGP BJP election office on April 19 at 3 pm, Srimal Baglari, president of Kabirali Anchalik committee and Bhabi Ram Kachari,president of Kalaigaon Anchalik committee of Bodo Peace Forum told media persons that ,following decision taken by their high command, Bodo Peoples Forum for Peace and Rights had declared their conditional support to BJP candidate Ramen Deka in Mangaldai HPC. Both of them alleged that NDFB cadres staying in the designated camps had been unhappy at the peace process with government of India.According to them government of India had totally failed to solve Bodo problems. Niranjan Singh,president of Udalguri district BJP formally welcomed the Bodo Peace Forum officials at the press meet.AGP leaders Dhaneswar Deka, secretary, Kalaigaon LAC election committee and Dhruba Saikia also attended the press meet.Replying to a question Bhabi Ram Kachari said that the decision to support BJP in Mangaldai HPC was taken after consultation with NDFB leaders.He also said that they would arrage at least 1.5 lakh more votes in favour of Ramen Deka of BJP in Mangaldai HPC. Niranjan Singh claimed that with open support of NDFB, BJP would secure at least 5 lakhs votes enough to make Ramen Deka winner. But Bodo leaders failed to give reasons for their supporting congress candidate Mani Kumar Subba in Tezpur HPC.

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