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Gogoi promises 12 seats

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday assured Rahul Gandhi of a wonderful performance in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

AICC sources told assamtimes that during the one hour long meeting with Gogoi at the party headquarters in New Delhi, the AICC vice president asked Gogoi to ensure victory in all seats. Gogoi is believed to have promised victory in 12 seats.

APCC president Bhubneswar Kalita also was present in the meeting. Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Guwahati also figured in the meeting.

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