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    Assam Polls: BJP likely to release first list of candidates by Friday evening; Here’s what to expect

    State BJP leadership along with its allies AGP-UPPL attended high profile meeting at party headquarters in New Delhi

    Guwahati: Amidst the high political drama, the BJP Central Election Committee likely to announce its candidates’ list for the first phase of the Assam Assembly Elections by 4.30 pm on Friday.

    The state BJP leadership along with its allies Asom Gana Parishad and United People’s Party Liberal attended a high-profile meeting conducted by the committee at party headquarters in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President J. P. Nadda and other senior party leaders including Union Ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh on Thursday evening.

    Here are the names of the possible candidates for the first phase of Assam Assembly Elections:

    1. Dhekiajuli- Ashok Singhal

    2. Borchola- Kishore Upadhyay (Deprived MLA Ganesh Limbu)

    3. Tezpur – Prithvi Raj Rabha (AGP)

    4. Rangapara – Diganta Ghatowar

    5. Chatia – Padma Hazarika

    6. Bishwanath- Pramod Borthakur

    7. Bihali- Ranjit Dutta

    8. Gohpur – Utpal Bora

    9. Dhing- AGP

    10. Batadrava- Angoorlata Deka

    11. Rupahi- AGP

    12. Samuguri- Moni Madhab Mahanta (AGP)

    13. Kaliabor- Keshab Mahanta (AGP)

    14. Bokakhat- Atul Bora (AGP)

    15. Sarupathar – Biswajit Phukan (BJP)

    16. Golaghat-Ajanta Neog

    17. Khumtai – Mrinal Saikia

    18. Dergaon – Bhaben Bharali (AGP)

    19. Jorhat- Hitendra Nath Goswami

    20. Majuli- Sarbananda Sonowal

    21. Titabor-Krishnamoni Chutia

    22. Mariani- Kamakhya Prasad Tasa

    23. Tiok- Shyamkanu Mahanta (AGP)

    24. Amguri – Pradeep Hazarika (AGP)

    25. Nazira- Mayur Borgohain

    26. Mahmara- Jugen Mohan

    27. Sonari- Prahlad Gowalla

    28. Thaora- Kushal Duwari

    29. Sivasagar- Tapan Gogoi

    30. Bihpuria- Amiya Bhuyan / Devananda Hazarika

    31. Naobaicha- Jayanta Khound (AGP)

    32. Lakhimpur- Manav Deka / Utpal Dutta

    33. Dhakuakhana – Naba Doley

    34. Dhemaji- Ranoj Pegu

    35. Jonai- Bhuban Pegu

    36. Moran – Chakra Gogoi

    37. Dibrugarh- Prashanta Phukan

    38. Lahowal-  Binod Hazarika

    39. Duliajan-Terash Gowalla

    40. Tingkhang- Bimal Bora

    41. Naharkatiya – Tarang Gogoi

    42. Chabua- Punakan Baruah (AGP)

    43. Tinsukia- Pulak Gohain

    44. Digboi- Suren Phukan

    45. Margherita- Bhaskar Sharma

    46. Doomdooma- Sanjay Kisan

    47. ​​Sadia- Bolin Chetia

    It is to be noted that above mentioned names are been listed based on speculation from party sources. BJP high command is yet to share the final list of candidates.

    This is a developing story.

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