organisations on Sunday alleged that some political events
are distributing money to garner votes within the Bodoland
Territorial Council (BTC) elections scheduled subsequent month.
Submitting a memorandum to Assam Chief Minister
Sarbananda Sonowal right here, the teams underneath the banner of
”Coordination Committee of BTR Organisations” demanded
ample safety in the course of the polling to keep away from violence.
“Unlawful actions are being carried out by some
political events for attracting the voters by utilizing cash-
for-vote techniques and distributing the identical,” they mentioned,
with out naming the outfits.
The teams urged Sonowal to take immediate steps to
guarantee clean and truthful elections within the Bodoland Territorial
Area (BTR), comprising Kokrajhar, Baksa, Chirang and
The chief minister, in flip, assured the delegation
that crucial steps will probably be taken on this regard.
“Sonowal mentioned the BTC elections are geared toward
expediting socio-economic growth of Bodo and different
communities residing within the space,” a CMO assertion mentioned.
Elections to the 40-member BTC will happen in two
phases on December 7 and 10, and votes will probably be counted on
Hagrama Mohilary-led Bodoland Individuals”s Entrance (BPF) has
been ruling the BTC since its first election in 2005. BTC was
shaped in 2003. PTI TR
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