UDALGURI, March 27: “The face of BTR will now be changed within the next five years. The new government to be formed with the NDA partners like AGP and UPPL will eliminate poverty, flood problem and life of general people will be upgraded. In the last five years, the development ushered in by us was just a trailer, the real development will start now.” This was stated by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday here at Bengbari High School playground while addressing a public meeting in support of UPPL candidate for 69-Udalguri LAC Gobinda Chandra Basumatary.
Lashing out at the AIUDF-Congress alliance, Sonowal said that the alliance is not a positive signal for the people of Assam and people have the right to thwart the designs of such and alliance and vote for development and welfare only. He also criticized Hagrama Mohilary for his wrong policies and urged the people of BTR to believe in BJP, UPPL and AGP alliance for the lasting peace in the region and support Pramod Boro-led council for speedy development of the region.
Sonowal also reiterated that if voted to power, his government will give priority to issuing land pattas to all landless villagers within next five years of office.
Later, talking to mediapersons here, Sonowal predicted 100+ seats of the NDA alliance in the Assam elections. The meeting was also addressed by BTC Chief Executive Member Pramod Boro, Gobinda Chandra Basumatary, UPPL candidate for 69 Udalguri LAC and was attended by Queen Ojha, Member of Parliament of Guwahati and Rupam Goswami, spokesman of BJP State committee, among others.
After the congregation at Bengbari, Sonowal and his team members flew to Bhergaon to campaign for Biswajit Daimary, BJP candidate for 64 Panery LAC and to Rangiya via Mangaldai.
It is to be noted that the second phase of Assembly elections in three legislative Assembly segments of Udalguri district are going to be held on April 1 next.