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Assam Congress to cut ties with key allies over BJP praise

  • The Assam Congress has decided to sever it's ties with two of it's key allies in the state, with whom it had contested this year's Assembly elections as well.

  • The10-party 'Mahajot' is all set to collapse as the Assam division of Congress has written to the high command to break the alliance with Lok Sabha MP Badruddin Ajmal led-AIUDF and Hagrama Mohilary's Bodoland Peoples Front.

  • The core committee meeting of the state Congress stated that it was surprised to note the AIUDF's "continuous praise" for the BJP and the Chief Minister .

  • "In this connection, after a long discussion, the Core Committee members of APCC (Assam Pradesh Congress Committee) unanimously decided that AIUDF can no longer remain an alliance partner of 'Mahajot' and in this regard will send intimation to AICC," stated that Assam Congress chief spokesperson Bobbeeta Sharma.

  • She also stated that in the meeting, a discussion on the alliance relationship with the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) was also discussed. Since the BPF expressed unwillingness to remain a part of the 'Mahajot' alliance of parties.


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