LAKHIMPUR: As the countdown begins for the ensuing assembly poll of the State, the activities of the political parties in order to strengthen the organizational base have accelerated in Lakhimpur district.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organized a joining meeting in Dhakuakhana on Monday in the presence of State Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Naba Kumar Doley at its district committee office. The meeting commenced with Dhakuakhana Mandal Committee BJP president Sunil Doley in the chair. In the meeting, former president of Dhakuakhana district unit of Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK) and present executive member of the central committee of the organization, Ranoj Doley joined the BJP along with more than 50 leaders and members of the subdivisional and regional committees.
On the other hand, Babul Chetia, the finance secretary of the Lakhimpur district unit of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Parishad (AJYCP), also joined BJP in the same event. Besides them, a group of members from Congress, Asom Gana Parishad, Sanmilita Gana Shakti, Asom also joined the ruling party.
Minister Naba Kumar Doley welcomed the newcomers to the party by felicitating them with gamosa. BJP State Committee executive member Basanta Saikia, Dhakuakhana unit president Pradip Chamua and other BJP leaders were present in the event.
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