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BPPF prepared for assembly polls

The Bodoland Peoples Progressive Front (BPPF) party has eyed Assembly elections next year and termed that newly floated United Peoples Party (UPP) has no much factor among society in the region which was floated August 5 last at programme at Dotma in Kokrajhar district.

Strengthening the party ahead of the next year Assembly election, the Bodoland Peoples Progressive Front (BPPF) on Saturday held a meeting at Banargaon Community hall in Kokrajhar and discussed on strengthening the party in the region in all aspects of the the society where thousands of people attended the meeting.

The party also announced forming of new Koojrajhar district committee of the party with Ananta Narzary as the president and Ainal Haque as general secretary.

Later talking to Reporters, party central president Rabiram Narzary said the party may have weaken after formation of the new party United Peoples Party (UPP), where many BPPF members have joined the new party, but the party is still strong. He said that his party is still strong and mass supporters. He said that the newly floated UPP party nothing to be factor in the ensuing Assembly elections next year. 

He said they have already started process for strengthening the party in unit, anchalik and district level and about contesting in the next Assam Assembly election and future prospects of the party.   

On asked what went wrong in the unification move ahead of the floating of the new party UPP, Narzary admitted that his party was also involved in the process of formation of the UPP and the party in its executive meeting in June 27 had resolved to support the new party and agree to dissolve the BPPF after the new party is floated but ‘things did not materialized or perceive as we wanted, wished, he said. It said earlier that with floating of the new party, both the BPPF and UDPF were dissolved unanimously as the new party was formed uniting the two regional political parties, apart from the PCDR members.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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