HAILAKANDI, Dec 3 - The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) will fight independently in all the 11 zilla parishad constituencies of Hailakandi district in the ensuing panchayat polls.
Talking to mediapersons at Hailakandi after starting the election campaign for rural poll at Algapur, the president of AGP and Agriculture, Urban Development, Town and Country Planning Minister Atul Bora said that there is no possibility of having any alliance with any political party including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
He said that there is an alliance in the present State Government but in panchayat polls, they will put up their own candidates. He said that the AGP is gaining popularity at the the grassroot level and it is high time to grab the opportunity.
Welcoming the judgment given by the Supreme Court regarding the preparation of draft roll of the NRC before December 31, Bora said that no genuine Indian citizen will be harassed and an error-free list will be prepared. He said that AGP was always in favour of preparing the list of NRC as per the provisions of the Assam Accord.
Bora along with Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta and former Minister and MLA Ramendra Narayan Kalita later held discussion with the officials and the elected representatives of the Hailakandi Municipal Board and assured that the water crisis of Hailakandi will be solved soon.
They said that the two urban water supply projects will be started soon in Hailakandi town. They also assured that the problems of the employees of the municipal board will be solved soon and their salaries will be regularised. They announced that the funds will be released for starting various urban development projects of Hailakandi town.
During their visit, a large number of people including former zilla parishad members Aftab Uddin Laskar of Algapur joined the party�on Thursday.