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BTC polls: Parties battle it out on last day of campaigning

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

KOKRAJHAR, April 6: The campaign for BPF candidate of Chirangduar, Kampa Borgoyary who is also the Deputy Chief of BTC attracted a huge gathering on the last day of election campaign on Monday. Thousands of supporters of BPF thronged at Runikhata field in Chirangduar.

The meeting was attended and addressed by BPF spokesperson Prabin Boro and Nepali and Adivasi leaders. The Chirangduar constituency is likely to see triangular contest between BPF candidate Kampa Borgoyary, PCDR candidate Amar Brahma and Congress candidate Sanjib Wary.

Borgoyary told media persons that he was confident of his victory from the constituency. He said the tiol parties like Congress and the BJP were not getting the attention of the voters as they were not concerned about the issues of the local people. He said the tiol parties would not work for the indigenous communities even if they were voted to power and the problems of the local people would remain unsolved.

The BPF had been working for the people of all communities and within a short span of time, the people of the region had seen changes in various sectors, said Borgoyary and added that the BPF would bring more development, besides establishing peace and stability.

Meanwhile, a huge public meeting of the PCDR was held at Datgari along Indo-Bhutan border where the candidate Amar Brahma and other leaders of the organization were present. On the last day of campaigning, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram attended a meeting at Saralpara along the Indo-Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district. Oram campaigned for BJP candidate of Debargaon, Samarendra Brahma.

BPF president Hagrama Mohilary attended a number of campaign meetings of BPF candidates. In Kokrajhar district, Mohilary attended meetings at Simbargaon, Fakiragram, Chitila, Dotma etc.

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