GUWAHATI: Ahead of the assembly elections, Former Assam Sahitya Sabha President Dr. Paramananda Rajbongshi joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday. Rajbongshi joined the BJP in its state headquarters in the presence of state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass, Rajya Sabha MP Bhubaneswar Kalita, Lok Sabha MP Pallab Lochan Das and other top leaders.
The former Assam Sahitya Sabha president who had joined AGP in November, 2020 is likely to contest elections from Sipajahar on a BJP ticket.
“I have taken this decision with the consent of the AGP and BJP leadership,” said Rajbongshi.
On the other hand, Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) general secretary Rupesh Gowala also joined the saffron party in the same event.
Today, former Assam Sahitya Sabha President Dr Paramananda Rajbongshi & ACMS General Secretary Sri Rupesh Gowala joined @BJP4India in the presence of @BJP4Assam Prez Sri @RanjeetkrDass, MP Sri Bhubaneswar Kalita & other party leaders.
I heartily welcome them both to BJP family. pic.twitter.com/cgvqRmO06J
— Pallab Lochan Das (@pallablochandas) March 6, 2021