Guwahati: A day after the meeting elections in Assam got here to an finish, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as we speak 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 many years of insurgency and violence.
“We are going to return to energy with extra seats. This has occurred as a result of relentless growth 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.
Mr Sonowal stated numerous individuals participated within the election course of and this displays that folks has reaffirmed their religion in India’s inclusive democracy.
“I’m grateful to the individuals 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 House Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda, Union ministers, and all BJP leaders and employees who’ve helped in the whole election course of.
A complete of over 73 per cent individuals have participated within the first section of polling in Assam, over 73 per within the second section and about 79 per cent within the third section.
The BJP fought the elections together with the AGP and the UPPL. In 2016, the BJP had gained 60 seats, the AGP 14 seats and the then alliance accomplice BPF 12 seats.
The BPF, this time, is a part of the opposition Congress-led “Mahajoot”.
In the meantime, Mr Sonowal as we speak visited the residences of two CRPF personnel — Inspector Dilip Kumar Das and Constable Babul Rabha – who have been killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh final week, to specific solidarity with the households.