Skip to content Skip to navigation

AASU leader quits, to join BJP

In a major development in the state’s political scenario, an senior AASU leader has quit the organization to join BJP.

According to confirmation, AASU’s assistant general secretary Rituparna Baruah has put on his papers before general secretary Tapan Kumar Gogoi on Monday.

Baruah, the close friend of Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to join BJP on Tuesday. Moreover, the party is likely to field him in Dibrugarh in the upcoming Lok Sabha poll.

Baruah is the second senior AASU leader to have joined the BJP after Sonowal who is set to be BJP candidate from Lakhimpur.  

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Grenade defused at Geetanagar

13 Jan 2009 - 5:52pm | editor
A powerful grenade was defused on Tuesday morning at Geetanagar area in the city of Guwahati 12 hours after an encounter between police and ULFA where a rebel was shot dead.According to information,...

Encounter: ULFA cadre killed in Tinsukia dist

24 May 2008 - 9:40pm | editor
A day after the surrender of a few dreaded ULFA cadres in Dibrugarh distict, one hardcore ULFA cadre died at a heavy exchange of firing with army in Upper Assam Tinsikia district. According to...

Protest against illegal sand trade in Margherita

20 Nov 2017 - 9:28pm | Mithun Baruah
More than 500 local residents in Margherita staged dharna in front of the West Range Forest office which falls under Digboi Forest Division alleging rampant rise in the illegal sand trade smuggling...