Not interested in contesting next assembly elections: Himanta Biswa Sarma


GUWAHATI: Assam cabinet minister and convenor of North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that he is not interested in contesting next assembly elections in 2021.

“As I have already indicated in several public platform that I am not interested in contesting next assembly election, my role will be limited to contribute whatever I can for my party and for my state. For Assam future we need to have a strong nationalist govt,” Dr. Sarma tweeted on Tuesday.

In another tweet, he reiterated his commitment for a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Assam with more than 100 seats in 2021 assembly elections.

Dr. Sarma wrote on Twitter: Few people feel that I am after some post and position.My only ambition is to see a BJP GOVT with 100+ seats.In my last few months,I want to work for my state as much as possible to have eternal satisfaction. “Janani Janmabhumishcha Swargadapi Gariyasi”