GUWAHATI, Dec 19 - The BJP has stamped its dominance in the Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) elections by winning 33 of the 36 seats. The AGP and the Congress won two seats and one seat respectively. A total of 124 candidates contested in the TAC polls which were conducted on December 17. The polls witnessed a voter turnout of 71 per cent.
The 36 constituencies of TAC are spread over the four districts of Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai and Kamrup (Metro). While the ruling BJP contested in 35 seats (it won the Gobha constituency uncontested), its ally AGP fielded its candidate in one seat. The Congress contested in all the 36 seats.
Spl Correspondent from New Delhi adds: BJP national president JP Nadda congratulated Assam BJP leadership for the party�s victory in the Tiwa Autonomous Council election. �Assam is progressing towards a brighter future and the people continue to keep their faith in the vision of PM @narendramodi,� he tweeted.