GUWAHATI: The BJP has announced its first list of candidates for the upcoming Assam Assembly elections
It is to be mentioned that Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will contest from the Majuli constituency while Himanta Biswa Sarma will contest from his current constituency Jalukbari and state party president Ranjeet Dass will contest from Pathacharkuchi constituency.
Here is the complete first list of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Asam Polls
|Constituency Name||Candidate Name|
|Ratabari (Sc)||Bijoy Malakar|
|Karimganj North||Dr Manas Das|
|Sonai||Aminul Haque Laskar|
|Dholai (SC)||Parimal Suklabaidya|
|Udharbond||Mihir Kanti Shome|
|Haflong(ST)||Nandita Gar Losa|
|Diphu(ST)||Bidya Sing Engleng|
|Baithalangso(ST)||Roop Sing Teran|
|Patacharkuchi||Ranjeet Kumar Dass|
|Jalukbari||Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma|
|Nalbari||Jayanta Malla Barua|
|Barchalla||Ganesh Kumar Limbu|
|Rangapara||Krishna Kamal Tanti|
|Laharighat||Kadiru Jjaman Zinnah|
|Dhing||Sanjib Kumar Bora|
|Jorhat||Hitendra Nath Goswami|
|Majuli (ST)||Sarbananda Sonowal|
|Bihpuria||Dr. Amiyo Bhuyan|
|Dhakuakhana(St)||Naba Kumar Doley|
|Dhemaji (ST)||Dr. Ranoj Pegu|
|Jonai (ST)||Bhuban Pegu|
Meanwhile, eleven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sitting MLAs has lost their tickets to contest the Assam Assembly this year.
MLAs from Silchar, Howraghat, Katigora, Diphu, Baithalangso, Lahowal, Bihpuria, Sonari, Nalbari, Halflong, and Barkhola.
The sitting BJP government will contest the polls in alliance with Asam Gana Parishad (AGP), and United People's Party (Liberal). AGP will contest from 26 constituencies, UPPL will contest from eight constituencies, and a seat will be contested from Rabha Joutho Mancha also but they will be contesting under BJP's party symbol.
The decision for the final list of candidates was taken on March 4 during the core committee meeting held in New Delhi in the presence of top BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and National President JP Nadda among others.
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