After Sushmita Dev’s resignation, Assam Congress welcomes Naiwrita Joy Shukla in Barak Valley


Guwahati: The Assam Congress has inducted Naiwrita Joy Shukla into the party on Tuesday, effectively as Sushmita Dev’s replacement in the Barak Valley. 

Naiwrita Joy Shukla is the granddaughter of former Congress MP Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya from Karimganj constituency. 

“We have opened the door to our party for the youths who are engaged in social works.”

Borah stressing about the qualities to have in youths to join the party, said, “Youths who believe in democracy, secularism and obey the Constitution and have the will to serve the state may come to join the party.”

The newly joined Congress member Naiwrita said, “I joined the party to work for the people. This time the party is not at its highest peak. Everyone faces ups and downs, but one should stick together,”


Sushmita Dev joined the TMC in the presence of senior party leaders Abhishek Banerjee and Derek O’Brien in Kolkata on Monday. 

Several Congress leaders, including Kapil Sibal, were shocked at Sushmita Dev’s resignation from the Congress.