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3 film stars join ruling Congress

Three veteran film personalities have joined the ruling Congress in Assam four months ahead of the Assembly polls. Three film actors are Nripon Goswami, Indra Bonia and Dinesh Das. They formally joined the party at a function in Rajiv Bhawan on Wednesday along with film producer Chitra Patowary, and three retired IAS officers.

Talking to reporters all they said that want Congress to retain Dispur this time also. Goswami, is a strong contender for Tezpur Assembly seat where the Opposition AGP is set to field its former president Brindabon Goswami. Party sources told Assam Times that that Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and APCC president Bhubneswar Kalita is trying to rope in more and more film and sports personalities to dress the party afresh before the polls.

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