Congress-AIUDF to fight 2021 elections together, announces AIUDF leader Aminul Islam


GUWAHATI: In a significant development, a team of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) had a meeting with Congress leadership at the official residence of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday night. After attending the meeting, AIUDF general secretary Aminul Islam announced that the two parties would fight the assembly polls together.

“We have welcomed the proposal of Congress core committee on the alliance. Following the order of our president, we have formally conveyed the message that we are agreed to it,” Islam said.

He reiterated that the alliance between Congress and AIUDF has been confirmed.

Islam also stated that AIUDF supremo Maulana Badruddin Ajmal is not interested to become the chief ministerial candidate.

Meanwhile, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Ripun Bora said, “AIUDF has responded to the call of Congress to form a grand alliance.”

Bora said that a series of discussions will be held on the alliance and a common minimum programme will be drawn out to contest the polls.