BJP will be kingmaker in BTC elections: Ranjeet Kumar Dass


GUWAHATI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which will go solo in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) elections to be held on April 4 has claimed that it will be the kingmaker in forming the new council.

Attending a party meeting at Barpetaroad Mandal BJP office, Assam BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass said, “Not a single party will be able to form the government without BJP. We will get 15-17 seats. So, BJP will be the kingmaker in BTC.”

However, Dass told media persons that his party had not decided yet to whom it would support after the elections.

On the other hand, BPF MCLA from Mathanguri constituency formally joined BJP in the meeting. Several other BPF members and workers from other political parties also joined BJP.