BJP to contest 92 seats in Assam, seat sharing with other coalition parties

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also attended the meeting of the Central Election Committee (File)

Assam BJP Election Candidates: In Assam, it has been agreed to share seats with other parties of BJP alliance. Sources gave this information on Thursday night. The election of three channels in Assam is to begin on March 27.

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In Assam, alliances and seat sharing have been sealed with the BJP’s Assam Gana Parishad and other parties including UPPL. The BJP will contest 60 seats in Assam, while the Asom Gana Parishad 26 and others have got 8 seats. Sources say that the BJP has also prepared a list of 84 candidates in Assam. It is likely that it will be announced on Friday along with other seats.

According to sources, the Assam Gana Parishad (Asom Gana Parishad) will contest 26 of the 126 seats in the Assam Legislative Assembly and the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) on eight. Sources said a local party will merge with the BJP and its 1-2 The candidate will be on the BJP ticket.

In the 2016 elections, BJP contested 84 seats and won 60 seats, whereas in the 2011 elections it had just 5 seats. The Assam Gana Parishad had won 14 out of 24 seats. While UPPL could not win even one of the four seats. This time the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), which was separated from the BJP’s alliance, had won 12 of the 16 seats then. However, this time she is contesting in an alliance with the Congress.

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