AGP-BJP gears up for upcoming panchayat elections independently

  • AGP-BJP gears up for upcoming panchayat elections independently
11-03-2018 | Pratidin Bureau. |

With the panchayat elections approaching in the state, the two major political parties of Assam – AGP and BJP – have already started working on the blueprint for the same. However, in a shocking turn of events, the coalition parties shall be contesting in the upcoming panchayat elections independently.



“Under no condition, there will be an alliance with the BJP for the panchayat elections. If we form alliance with the BJP, we will lose for sure and the results shall determine our direction for the future” said AGP leader Utpal Dutta to reporters.

AGP leader Pabindra Deka said that decision has already been made on AGP contesting independently in the panchayat elections. “As for now, we are more concerned about the strategies to be followed” he added. He also informed about discussions to be done about the AGP-BJP alliance for the Lok Sabha elections in 2019.



BJP State President Ranjit Kumar Das has stated that the decision of contesting the upcoming elections independently has been made by the central leadership of the BJP.

AGP’s Kamala Kalita has said that not only the 2019 elections, AGP is also ready to go solo in the 2021 Assembly Polls.

Tags : Assam AGP BJP Panchayat Election

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