GUWAHATI: After a niche of 9 years since 2013 when the Guwahati Municipal Corporation election was held, the stage is about for the civic polls as we speak. The final elected GMC physique was headed by the Congress (2013) however the BJP captured the council quickly after it got here to energy in Assam in 2016 and Congress was decreased to a minority within the GMC.
The entry of recent gamers within the election area just like the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) is giving competitors to the BJP to maintain its vote financial institution intact. The AAP has emerged because the BJP’s largest challenger buoyed by its first victories in two municipal wards in Lakhimpur and Tinsukia final month. Ravaged by inside combating, Assam PCC president Bhupen Borah was left alone by the large weapons of the grand outdated get together to steer the marketing campaign this election. Nevertheless, the Congress stays the largest contender among the many anti-BJP events by fielding candidates in 55 wards.
The BJP is assured of one more landslide victory.
“We haven’t reached out to the voters merely with promises, but with a resolution to complete all development tasks in a time-bound manner,” state BJP president Bhabesh Kalita stated. The host of guarantees made by the BJP consists of round the clock family faucet water and a flood-free metropolis. The saffron get together fanned out its most outstanding leaders throughout wards to take the marketing campaign to the grassroots. BJP chief and Rajya Sabha MP Pabitra Margherita, who was entrusted with the duty in GMC ward No. 40, stated there isn’t any anti-incumbency however pro-incumbency in favour of the BJP.
“There is a hype created through social media by some new parties but such political romanticism is not enough to win an election. The BJP is the only party that now has strong organisations in every corner of the city,” he stated.