The AJP has joined arms with jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi’s occasion, Raijor Dal, with the goal of ousting the BJP-led ruling coalition
Guwahati: The newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad on Sunday introduced the second checklist of 50 candidates for the three-phased Assembly polls, with its president Lurinjyoti Gogoi contesting from yet another constituency, Naharkatia.
The occasion had on Friday launched the primary checklist of 18 candidates and fielded Gogoi from Duliajan.
Both the constituencies of the previous AASU basic secretary are in higher Assam and are going to polls within the first part.
AJP vice chairman Adeep Kumar Phukan stated the occasion introduced names of 68 candidates for all three phases and is in talks with its alliance companion for choosing nominees in some extra seats.
The AJP has cast the alliance with the Raijor Dal of jailed anti-citizenship legislation activist Akhil Gogoi for the Assembly elections desiring to oust the BJP-led ruling coalition from energy.
“We are united to defeat the BJP though there may be friendly contests in a few seats,” Phukan stated.
AJP working president Pabindra Deka, who had stop the Asom Gana Parishad and resigned from the Assembly, to hitch the occasion, will contest from Pathacharkuchi and is pitted towards BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass.
The AJP fielded former Assembly Speaker Pulakesh Barua from Borkhetri and Adeep Phukan from Gauhati (East).
Former Congress chief Dulu Ahmed will contest from Hajo as an AJP candidate.
The AJP, which was fashioned by the All Assam Students” Union and the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) following the anti-CAA protests, may even contest in 5 seats – Patharkandi, Dholai, Lakhipur, Katigorah and Udarbond- within the Barak Valley.
The three-phased elections for the 126-member Assam Assembly shall be held on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April. Votes shall be counted on 2 May.
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