Skip to content Skip to navigation

BJP panel quizzes Phukan

A three member BJP panel set up to probe the voting anomalies in the Rajya Sabha polls quizzed party legislator Prasanta Phukan to unearth the truth.  

Led by former legislator Mison Ranjan Das, the panel quizzed the legislature party leader at the Assembly chamber for around three hours on Thursday.

The panel members asked Phukan what forced him to insert the ballot paper into the box without getting it checked by the concerned agent on duty in the Rajya Sabha polls last week.

The party leadership consider it a violation of party whip issued a few days before the polls. Four other legislators have already cleared their positions that they did get their papers checked by the party agents before inserting the papers into the box.

Phukan, has already written to the state election officer urging him to make his ballot paper public.  

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

On the question of female safety

20 Nov 2017 - 10:00am | Gaurav Tyagi
A case involving the son of a senior politician from Haryana made headlines across India during the first week of August. This man and his friend were arrested for harassing a woman, while she was...

EC likely to announce poll schedule by March first week

22 Feb 2021 - 4:51pm | AT News
Dhemaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped hint of the announcement of poll schedule for Assam along with West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry by the first week of March. Addressing a crowded...

Bajali becomes 34th district of Assam, governor issues notification

13 Jan 2021 - 12:50pm | Raktim Baruah
Bajali in the lower Assam has become the 34th district of the state, after governor Jagdish Mukhi issued a notification in the regard. In the notification governor has stated the newly formed...