From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, January 21: Prime Minister rendra Modi, during his proposed hurricane tour to Upper Assam on February 5, will iugurate the much-hyped Brahmapurta Cracker and Polymer Ltd (BCPL) at Lepetkata, in Dibrugarh District and the SAF Games in Guwahati.
Disclosing this to media persons, former Congress minister and present BJP leader Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarmah here dwelt at length about the itinerary of the Prime Minister’s visit. He will land at Jorhat airport on February 5 at about 11.30 am, soon after will be attending the 85th foundation day celebrations of Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha at Sibsagar.
Later, Prime Minister Modi will be addressing a gathering of BJP cadres of Upper Assam at Moran Polo field. Later, he will be reaching Dibrugarh at about 2.30 pm and will iugurate the Gas Cracker Project at Lepetkata , in presence of Chemical and Fertilizer Minister Antha Kumar, and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan , before departing to Guwahati. Sarmah, further added that the Prime Minister will be iugurating the SAF Games in Guwahati later in the day.
Coming down heavily on both the Congress as well as AIUDF, Sarmah stated that BJP would not make any strategic alliance in the forthcoming Assembly elections with these parties; rather the BJP would prefer to hold discussion on alliance with the any other political party or ethnic organization.
He also informed that to make the process of alliance fruitful, a committee had been constituted under the chairmanship of State BJP president, who is also the Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sarbanda Sonowal. The committee, he said, would comprise of Bijoya Chakraborti, Rajen Gohian, Kamakhya Prasad Tasha, Rameswar Teli, all MPs of the party and other senior leaders. Sarmah also disclosed that BJP president Amit Shah will visit the State on February 10.
Flaying the State Congress president Anjan Dutta for his comment that the much hyped Mission 84 of BJP would turn out to be a fiasco, Sarmah stated that the recent rallies of PM Modi in Guwahati and Kokrajhar had definitely given a befitting reply to Dutta’s comments.
Passing comment on Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, the BJP leader said, “The Chief Minister is under confusion by observing BJP’s popularity and therefore he changes his preferences every alterte day.”