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Pramila Rani BPF's Kokrajhar LS candidate

Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) has declared Social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma as party candidate for No.5 Kokrajhar Lok Sabha seat.

BPF nominated Brahma as party meeting held at Barama in Baksa district on Tuesday.

Pramila Rani Brahma’s political career journey started as MLA from No.30 Kokrajhar east in 1991 and since then she has been enroute to the Assembly without facing any defeat till today for six consecutive terms. She become Agriculture (cabinet) minister in 2006-2011 during the Congress-BPF alliance government for first time and and then Forest Minister in 2016. With BJP let government, Brahma is Social welfare minister. She is also holding as vice-president of the BPF party since its inception 2005.

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