KOKRAJHAR, March 27: As the 3rd BTC elections draw near, political parties and organizations backing candidates are working overtime to ensure success. The political parties have a commuted time for campaigning this year as the election to BTC is slated to be held on April 8. Due to shortage of time, the political party leaders are working against time. They are giving stress on pocket campaigns in the villages.
A cycle rally was organized by hundreds of supporters of PCDR candidate Rabiram zary for the No.9 Bargaon ST constituency at Aflagaon in Kokrajhar on Friday. A public camping meeting was also held at Banglajhora, where zary said that Bodoland People’s Front (BPF)-led BTC government would be wiped out from power this time and the PCDR will form the next executive council.
He said that in the last ten years of BPF administration in BTC, people have witnessed rampant corruption in every department. There had been sensatiol commul clashes during that period which vitiated the atmosphere of the region, he said adding that such a party which failed to protect the lives and properties of the people and the social integrity should be ousted from power.
rzary also said that he was getting immense support in the constituency and his winning is certain.
He said that he will raise all social developmental issues at the council.
Prahalad Brahma, vice president of Kokrajhar district committee of ABSU said that the union organized a cycle rally asking voters to cast their valuable vote in favour of Rabiram rzary, PCDR candidate from No -9 Bargaon constituency. He said that the union has been supporting PCDR candidates in four districts of the BTC.
Brahma said that the PCDR candidate Rabiram rzary’s victory was beyond question as the common masses have been looking for a change in BTC.
Meanwhile, the president of BPF Hagrama Mohilary, who is a the candidate from Debargaon constituency, said after submitting his nomition papers that the BPF was the only regiol party that has won people’s faith. He said the BPF-led BTC has done a lot of developmental works within a short span of time and there are many more to be done in future.
He also said that his council has been working for equal development of all communities and it has never opposed the inclusion of six communities in the ST list.
Mohilary said the BPF will come to power for the third consecutive time by winning 22-25 seats. He said the BPF will fight alone and there would be no pre-poll or post poll alliance with any political party. He also said there no party will be a factor for the BPF.
Meanwhile, in Baokhungri ST constituency, BPF candidate Doneswar Goyary attended the functions organized to mark the opening of election offices at Mokrapara, Joypur, Bhatipara Gendrabilw etc. He also attended a number of pocket campaigns in various places under his constituency.
BJP candidate Raj Kr. Brahma, PCDR candidate Gorjan Mashahary and independent candidate Manjil Basumatary are also seen busy in opening election booth offices in the same constituency. Similarly, Derhasat Basumatary from Salakati ST also participated in campaign meetings in his constituency.
Basumatary has been receiving enormous public support from different communities.