Assam Elections: In Jalukbari, women BJP workers campaign for Himanta Biswa Sarma with Zikir songs


Guwahati: In the run-up to the upcoming second and third phase of Assam Assembly Election 2021, Bharatiya Janata Party women workers sing Zikir to campaign for senior BJP leader Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in his home constituency Jalukbari. Zikir and Zari represent a musical genre of Assam; they are a group of devotional songs prevalent among the Muslims of Assam.

Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has been busy with his campaigns for the second and third phases of the Assam Assembly elections. He is working tirelessly attending political rallies all over Assam.

In absence of Himanta Biswa Sarma the BJP women workers were seen singing Jikir while campaigning for him in Jalukbari constituency. The BJP women workers have been singing Jikir to showcase that the party believes in unity and it doesn’t discriminate in the name of religion.


Earlier reporters have questioned the absence of Dr. Sarma in his constituency ahead of the upcoming elections as he is not seen campaigning in his home constituency.

Replying to the queries of the reporters Dr. Sarma said that he has done everything for his constituency in the last five years.

“From construction of roads to opening hospitals, schools etc, I have done whatever is needed to be done for the people of my constituency. Various institutions and public facilities are already provided to the people. People of Jalukbari are happy with my work and are blessing and supporting me while I am traveling to other parts of the state to campaign for the party. So there is no question of ignoring my constituency,” said Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Dr. Sarma’s wife Riniki Bhuyan Sharma who heads Prideast Entertainments Pvt Ltd has also intensified the campaign in support of her husband in Jalukbari. Mrs. Sharma took part in several meetings and interacted with the public of the constituency. Meanwhile, BJP supporters as well as commoners in Jalukbari have also assured unconditional support to Himanta Biswa Sarma. Dr. Sarma has been non-stop attending multiple rallies across Assam for party candidates that receive massive turnout from BJP workers and supporters.