GUWAHATI: Former All Moran Students' Union (AMSU) president Arunjyoti Moran joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on January 7.
It is to be mentioned that the firebrand leader participated in the anti-CAA movement against the BJP government.
Reportedly, Moran is likely to contest from Digboi.
Along with Moran General Secretary of Youth Congress Suresh Hazarika also joined BJP.
Assam BJP President Ranjit Dass welcoming the members stated that several Congress leaders are wanting to join the brand BJP, however, the party president asked the leaders not to join BJP but is willing to welcome its members to the national party.
Meanwhile, Assam state finance and education minister Himanta Biswa Saram attended 'Kritagyata Samaroh' in Morigaon today, along with CM Sonwal. The minister congratulated the newly elected Tiwa Autonomous Council and to the CEM Jiban Chandra Konwar.
Sarma also was present at the All Koch Rajbongshi Students Union's 20th Kendriya Swahid Divas Udjapon in Golokganj, Dhubri district.
Notably, CM Sonowal said that the BJP-led government had been working to protect 'Amar Asom, Amar mati and Amar Adhikar' and the government under no circumstances would deviate from its core agenda of safeguarding the interests of the indigenous communities of the State.
Speaking at a thanksgiving function at Morigaon earlier on January 6 to express his gratitude to the voters for electing the BJP candidates in the Tiwa Autonomous Council elections held recently, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the election of the BJP to the council had added to the responsibility to work more for the welfare of the Tiwa community as well as other sections of the people of the State. He said that though the government had been taking several welfare measures, education was the mainstay for the development of a particular community. He, therefore, advocated for educational development and asked the new council to work for educational development for the progress and prosperity of the people belonging to the Tiwa community.