Assam elections: Massive support to Himanta Biswa Sarma’s nomination rally in Guwahati


GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma’s rally witnessed massive support from thousands of people as he proceeds to file nomination papers for Jalukbari seat today in Guwahati.

Dr. Sarma led a grand rally from Sonaram High School field at Bharalumukh to deputy commissioner’s office at Panbazar. People from all walks of life took part in the rally as they decide to ensure a swift victory for their beloved leader.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Manipur CM N Biren Singh, BJP Assam in-charge Baijayant Jay Panda along with a galaxy of top leaders have accompanied minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in filing his nomination.

Dr. Sarma’s wife Riniki Bhuyan Sharma is also seen with the minister.

Jalukbari will go to the polls on April 6 in the third phase. NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma has been winning this seat since 2001.

“I believe the winning margin will be in between 1 lakh 20 thousand to 1 lakh 50 thousand,” the senior BJP leader said earlier in the morning.

Before the nomination rally, he visited Kamakhya Devalaya atop Nilachal hills and Doul Govinda Temple at North Guwahati.

While asked about his future plans for the constituency, the NEDA convenor shared some of his dreams for the welfare of the people in Jalukbari.

“Though, we don’t have so many works to do in the Jalukbari constituency, but we have some dreams to be fulfilled. I aim at the completion of Guwahati-North Guwahati bridge, flyover at Maligaon and alternate road to Kamakhya.  I have a dream for another bridge between Sualkuchi and Palashbari over the Brahmaputra. I look forward for the completion of the AIIMS,” Dr.  Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

He stated that he will emphasise to complete all the projects undertaken in the last 5 years.

“I dream to make Jalukbari the most developed constituency in the country,” he added.