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BJP in 'dilemma' over selection of candidate for Dhekiajuli constituency

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Dec 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

DHEKIAJULI, Dec 23: The State BJP is in a dilemma over selection of candidate for the Dhekiajuli constituency for the forthcoming Assembly election.

Most heavyweight BJP tickets aspirants from Dhekiajuli constituency are in an aggressive mood to contest as independent candidates if the party turns down their nomition for the Dhekiajuli constituency. In the 71 Dhekiajuli Legislative Assembly, as of now there are 1,84000 voters. Among this, tea belt voters are 64000, 36000 Linguistic Hindu Bengali voters, 34,000 Bodo, 13,000 Assamese, 8,000 Nepali, 6,000 Hindi speaking and 23,000 minority Muslim voters .

In tea belt area, out of 65,000 voters, 25,000 voters are Christian. Almost all BJP ticket aspirants from Dhekiajuli constituency appear overconfident about their candidature from Dhekiajuli LAC. Some BJP ticket aspirants said that if the selection of candidate was not done on the basis of popularity and capability of the candidate, they would oust BJP from 71 Dhekiajuli LAC. When asked about the candidature of Pallav Lochan Das from 71 Dhekiajuli LAC, several BJP ticket seekers they said that if that happened then BJP would get the reply in the election result.

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