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UPP-Congress alliance would form govt: UG Brahma

'The United Peoples Party and Congress alliance would be formed government at Dispur after assembly election', former Raja Sabha MP and UPP president Urkhao Gwra Brahma claimed.

Brahma, while campaigning for party candidate contesting from Kokrajhar east LAC Pratibha Brahma at Serfanguri on Thursday said that his party is contesting in the assembly election in alliance with Congress party where party is winning in 7-8 seats. He said that common publics in all LACs in BTAD region want good governance and social uplift, which is why in today’s people mandate UPP, is the alternative party among voters.

He has alleged that NPF party, who had been reigned the council since over decades has failed to meet peoples’ aspiration and expectation. Common masses in the area were deprived from their right and priorities due to insincerity from the administration, Brahma said.

He said that his party was working to the issues of common publics since in its inception and would be continued to dedicate peoples’ welfare so that region could be gained equal integration among all sections of communities.

 ‘This time UPP and Congress alliance is winning in large number seats across the state and government formation at Dispur is sure, Brahma said adding that ruling BPF party would be face of defeated in large number contestant seats in the election.

UPP candidate for Kokrajhar east Prathibha Brahma while talking exclusively told that she is getting good response from irrespective of communities in the constituency. She has alleged that sitting MLA Pramila Rani Brahma,who has been electing for five times from  this Kokrajhar east LAC, but yet voters are deprived fro  their right and facilities. She assured of good governance, corruption free society and women empowerment among society  if she voted to power in the constituency. 

At-least 28 member and supporters fro  BPF, BJP party joined the UPP party in the meeting. The UPP party welcomed and felicitated with traditional Aronai the newly join members. 

BTC MCLA Jyotirindra Brahma, B Sudem, R Daokha, NDFB (P) leaders, UPP leaders were present.  

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AKRSU-B strike from Aug 20

6 Aug 2014 - 6:54am | AT News

 AKRSU(B) is all set to intensify its demand for Kamatapur and Scheduled Tribe status.

The Koch Rajbanshi student body would stage a sit-in demonstration at Dighalpukhuripaar in Guwahati on August 20. It would be followed by the black day on August 28.

AKRSU(B) leaders told Assam Times that they would enforce a 24-hour Kamatapur bandh on September 1 which would be followed by a motorcycle-bicycle rally on September 10.

These are apart from a 12-hour road blockade on September 25 and a torch rally slated for October 20. This fresh series of agitation would end with a public rally in Guwahati in mid-November.

The executive meeting of the organization cleared the prolonged strike in Guwahati on Tuesday. 

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23 Jul 2015 - 1:31pm | Mithun Baruah

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ATTSA leader in Margherita told this Correspondent that the management has been playing a delaying tactic where the eligible candidates who appeared in the interview on December, 28, 2014 are likley to be deprieved.
Only the results of Namdang Tea Estate were with alleged partisan manner.
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Some other gardens have yet to announce the results of the interview.
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