The Anchalik Gana Morcha (AGM), a constituent of the opposition ‘Grand Alliance’ in Assam, on Sunday expressed unhappiness over the “sluggish tempo” at which the Congress is shifting on a number of problems with the mix.
The AGM additionally introduced the names of two candidates for constituencies going to polls within the first section on March 27.
Rajya Sabha MP and AGM president Ajit Bhuyan made public the names of Lachit Bordoloi from Batadroba and Pranab Doley from Bokakhat at a press convention right here.
Bhuyan mentioned although there are particular points inside the alliance, however “we’re going to work in the direction of strengthening it and there’s no query of leaving” as our sole goal is to stop the BJP from forming authorities within the state.
“The AGM had requested for 4 to 5 seats within the first section however because of varied causes, the Congress mentioned it had issues, and at last we requested for the Batadroba and Bokakhat constituencies,” he mentioned.
The Congress, nevertheless, went forward and gave the Batadroba constituency to a comparatively unknown candidate, however “we’ve got determined to go for a pleasant contest” with human rights activist and former AGP chief Lachit Bordoloi to combat the polls from there.
The Congress has not introduced a candidate for Bokakhat.
“It’s unlucky that the Congress because the senior companion is shifting at a sluggish tempo on a number of points not addressed just like the establishing of a coordination committee of the alliance to iron out variations, and likewise issuing the widespread minimal programme,” Bhuyan mentioned.
“The candidates need to go to the folks with their guarantees and agenda, due to this fact we’ve got determined to launch our record of programmes independently as we speak,” he mentioned.
The journalist-turned-politician additionally mentioned the developments shouldn’t be misconstrued as adversely affecting the alliance.
“Many extra political organisations from completely different communities have expressed their want to be part of the ‘Mahajoth’, and we hope that it continues to develop and is profitable in defeating the ruling BJP-led alliance within the state,” Bhuyan mentioned.
He additionally introduced that the occasion’s working president Manjit Mahanta will contest from the Dispur constituency, which fits to polls within the third section, whereas potentialities of fielding candidates in additional seats within the second and third phases are being explored.
In addition to the Congress and the AGM, the opposite members of the alliance are the AIUDF, BPF, CPI(M), CPI and CPI(ML). Elections to the 126-member Assam meeting might be held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.