GUWAHATI: Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed that candidates from newly-formed Asom Jatiya Parishad (AJP) under the aegis of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) would only get 700 to 1500 votes in Assam assembly elections scheduled to be held in 2021.
Talking to media persons, Sarma said, “Let them contest elections. They will get votes in the range of 700 to 1500.”
On the other hand, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) can never form government in Assam despite their grand alliance.
“Congress and AIUDF can never form government. It is impossible till we are there,” he added.