Ahead of ministry formation, AGP and BPF leaders meet to discuss strategy
By Our Staff Reporter
Guwahati, May 22: AGP president Atul Bora was today elected leader of the AGP's legislature party.
The 14 newly elected MLAs of the AGP met at the assembly secretariat today.
During the meeting, Keshav Mahanta was elected as deputy leader of the legislature party, Gunindrath Das as chief whip and Satyabrata Kalita as secretary.
The AGP legislature party, in a formal resolution, also extended its support to the BJP to form the government. Later, AGP president Atul Bora said the people have voted for change this time.
"We will work as a team to ensure efficient governce. Our priority will be to implement all clauses of the Assam Accord and to protect the rights of indigenous people," he said.
Meanwhile, the top leaderships of the AGP and the BPF along with the elected MLAs of the two parties met at the Bodoland Guest House this morning and discussed various issues pertaining to government formation.
Both the parties are demanding four berths each in Sarbanda Sonowal's alliance government.