GUWAHATI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will field candidates from minority communities in seven constituencies of the 126-member Assam Legislative Assembly which will go to the polls in 2021, said state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass.
“We are going to apply the Sonai model in seven constituencies of Assam. Like Aminul Islam Laskar won from Sonai, we are going to field candidates from minority communities in seven seats across Assam,” Ranjeet Kumar Dass said in Hailakandi on Friday.
Dass also claimed that BJP-led alliance would win in 102-104 constituencies. He said that Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) would get only 22 seats together.
“BJP-led alliance will win around 102-104 seats. AIUDF-Congress will get remaining 22 seats. It is based on the surveys of our workers,” the state BJP president said.
“I am here on a 10-day tour. In total, there are 15 constituencies in Barak and I think BJP will win at least 13 seats in the upcoming Assam assembly election,” Dass told News Live.
There are a total of 15 constituencies in Barak Valley of Assam, v.i.z Badarpur, Algapur, Hailakandi, Katlicherra, Karimganj South, Karimganj North, Ratabari, Patharkandi, Katigorah, Dholai, Udharbond, Sonai, Silchar, Barkhola, Lakhipur. The BJP had won 8 seats in the 2016 Assam Legislative Assembly Election.
BJP candidates Kripanath Mallah won from Ratabari constituency, Krishnendu Paul won from Patharkandi constituency, Dilip Kumar Paul won from Silchar constituency, Aminul Haque Laskar won from Sonai constituency, Parimal Suklabaidya won from Dholai constituency, Mihir Kanti Shome won from Udharbond constituency, Kishor Nath won from Barkhola constituency and Amar Chand Jain won from Katigorah constituency in the 2016 elections from Barak Valley.
Attended the Org. Meeting of LA-5 Badarpur this morning in the presence of the notable karyakartas of BJP.
I urged the members to dedicate their service to the welfare of society.
— Ranjeet Kumar Dass (@RanjeetkrDass) December 18, 2020