Though an official confirmation was awaited, Mohilary informed media that the BPF’s alliance with BJP led ‘Mitrojot’ was almost final
The party has entrusted full responsibility to Mohilary to take party’s decision on friendship.
UPPL has also managed to secure at least six state assembly constituencies in the recently declared Assam election results
Congress’s other ally All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) candidates were sent to Rajasthan along with some Left party candidates
The state has recorded an overall 82.04% of votes in the three-phased polls
The Congress party and the BPF have earlier demanded the suspension of the polls in the constituency after the BPF candidate allegedly switched parties.
In 2006 and 2011, the BPF was part of the Congress-led government in Assam, after which it parted ways during the 2014 elections
Out of 126 seats, the BJP led alliance has decided to field at least eight UPPL candidates in the ensuing polls
He was an MLA in the Assam legislative assembly from 2001-2006 and a Rajya Sabha MP from 2008-2014 and from2014-2020
BTC approved an ‘interim’ budget of Rs 1800 crore to be spent till March 31, 2021, on Friday