Sources informed that Mahanta’s COVID-19 test was done at the city hospital, and he was tested negative
Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
Mahanta was denied the ticket to contest from Barhampur– the seat he has been representing since 1985
Mahanta was denied the ticket from Barhampur – the seat he has been representing for seven straight terms since 1985 – with BJP fielding Jitu Goswami from Mahanta’s home turf.
UPPL supporters hit the streets at Tangla in Panery constituency and even torched the effigies of BJP leaders in protest on Saturday
AGP had contested in 27 seats in 2016 but this time they have given up the Patacharkuchi seat for BJP’s state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass
Significantly, the decision of renewing the AGP (P) front came at a time when reports were making rounds that the BJP candidates’ list may not include Mahanta.
The 68-year-old was admitted to a private hospital in Guwahati in January after he complained of chest pain and high blood pressure.
Mahanta was the president of the AASU that had spearheaded the six-year-long Assam Movement from 1979 against illegal foreigners in Assam
History says, in any team sport, the team always suffers a defeat when it faces a lack of coordination among the players and it has an incompetent leader.
First executive of the new Guwahati Committee of the party held today at AGP head office