By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam) ,Mar 17: As the Assam assembly election is nocking at door, candidates are seen busy in their campaigning to woo the common voters across the state.
In Kokrajhar district,there are assembly segments which includes Gossaigaon, Kokrajhar West and Kokrajhar East where UPPL and BPF are putting their own candidates and all candidates are are political heavyweights.
Former general secretary of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and one of signatories of BTR accord Lawrence Islary is contesting against sitting MLA Pramila Rani Brahma in Kokrajhar East constituency which is known to be a stronghold of BPF .
Kokrajhar East will witness a tough contest between BPF and UPPL party candidates.
Sitting MLA and Assam Social welfare minister Brahma is representing the Kokrajhar East constituency since 1991 and has been elected for six straight consecutive terms and this time too she is confident of her return.
Brahma has been two time cabinet minister in the state during her 30 – year political career and is regarded as a longest serving woman MLA in the state.
She is hopeful that Congress led Mahajoth would be forming the government in the state by winning majority of the seats.
UPPL has nominated former ABSU general secretary Islary,who is also UPPL secretary in Kokrajhar East constituency to give a tough fight to Brahma .
Islary said that he is getting massive support from across the communities during the assembly elections.
UPPL party is contesting in 11 constituencies across the four districts of BTR .
He is confident that this time people’s mandate would be in favour of UPPL for parivartan and massive development.
Sitting MLA of Kokrajhar West constituency Rabiram Narzary has been nominated by the BPF to contest the assembly elections scheduled on April 6 during the third phase of the assembly elections.
While UPPL has put up prominent businessman Manaranjan Brahma to contest against the BPF nominee Narzary.
On Tuesday, BPF announced eight more candidate’s name for contesting the assembly elections including Kokrajhar West constituency and so far BPF would be contesting in all the 12 constituencies across the BTC districts.
Narzary is hopeful that he would win the Kokrajhar West constituency for the second straight term getting the majority of the votes.He said that people from all sections of the communities are in favour of his candidature during the assembly elections.
UPPL till date has announced 11 candidates for contesting the upcoming assembly elections including Kokrajhar West constituency in four districts of the BTC region.
Monoranjan Brahma said that he is giving a tough fight to the BPF sitting MLA Rabiram Narzary in Kokrajhar West LAC seat.
In Gossaigaon, UPPL general secretary Somnath Narzary is contesting against the sitting BPF MLA Majendra Narzary.
Most of the candidates of the UPPL and BPF including BPF candidate for Kokrajhar East Pramila Rani Brahma and UPPL candidate Lawrence Islary will file their nomination papers on Thursday huge gathering of party supporters at DC office in Kokrajhar.
UPPL candidate from Kokrajhar West Manaranjan Brahma and BPF candidate Rabiram Narzary will be filing their nomination papers before the returning officer at Gossaigaon sadar subdivisional office on Thursday.
UPPL president and chief executive member of Bodoland Territorial Region Pramod Boro is hopeful that the BJP led alliance parties are forming the next government with majority of the seats across the state.
UPPL is contesting in 11 constituencies including friendly contest in three constituencies in BTR areas.
He said that his party is getting massive support in the upcoming assembly elections as UPPL led coalition government is working for the welfare and development of the common masses.
He said that there would be no impact of the Congress led Mahajoth in the BTR districts people irrespective of community and organisations have extended their support to the UPPL party candidates.