GUWAHATI: A day after the meeting elections in Assam got here to an finish, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday exuded confidence that the BJP-led alliance will return to energy within the state with an enhanced mandate.
He stated the three-phase polling was by and enormous peaceable and it mirrored that his authorities was profitable in restoring peace in Assam after a long time of insurgency and violence.
“We will return to energy with extra seats. This has occurred as a result of relentless improvement work carried out by our authorities within the final 5 years,” he stated.
Voting in Assam was held on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
Sonowal stated a lot of folks participated within the election course of and this displays that individuals has reaffirmed their religion in India’s inclusive democracy.
“I’m grateful to the folks of Assam for his or her wholehearted assist to the BJP-led alliance,” he stated.
He additionally expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union residence minister Amit Shah, BJP president J P Nadda, Union ministers, and all BJP leaders and employees who’ve helped in all the election course of.
A complete of over 73 per cent folks have participated within the first part of polling in Assam, over 73 per within the second part and about 79 per cent within the third part.
The BJP fought the elections together with the AGP and the UPPL. In 2016, the BJP had received 60 seats, the AGP 14 seats and the then alliance associate BPF 12 seats.
The BPF, this time, is a part of the opposition Congress-led ‘Mahajoot’.
Meanwhile, Sonowal on Wednesday visited the residences of two CRPF personnel — Inspector Dilip Kumar Das and Constable Babul Rabha – who had been killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh final week, to specific solidarity with the bereaved households.
Das and Rabha hailed from Assam.