Sources informed that an FIR has been lodged against unknown persons who attacked the car carrying the polled machine.
Good governance and the commitment of national leaders to treat Assam as priority are among the factors the BJP is banking on to retain power in the state.
BJP also released a list of 17 candidates for the third phase of assembly elections. Chandra Mohan Patowary will contest from Dharmapur seat.
This is in contrary to the position in 2016, when BJP had projected the then union minister Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief ministerial face before the elections were held.
The Congress, which has promised daily wages of Rs 365 if voted to power, accused the BJP of betraying the tea community.
The party’s state unit chief Ranjit Dass believed that AA --activities and achievements -- would help the BJP retain power.
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said petrol and diesel would be cheaper by Rs 5 from Friday midnight.
UPPL president Pramod Bodo said the alliance with BJP hasn’t yet been finalised but there is a gesture that both the parties should fight the Assembly polls together.
During the upcoming elections, Congress and the AIUDF will have a seat-sharing arrangement to prevent the split of anti-BJP votes.
20,000 cattle rescued, 1,513 smugglers held, 1,100 cases filed: Assam BJP gives ‘Gaumata’ report card
The report card came days after the BJP-led government passed a Bill in the Assembly to convert the over 700 state-run madrasas into general schools.
The members of the state’s ruling coalition such as BJP, Asom Gana Parishad, and Bodoland People’s Front voted in its favour.
It is a conspiracy to cause a split of BJP votes and help the Congress that fired the shots win the polls, the Union Home Minister said.
As it went to the BTC elections, the BJP had ditched old friend Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) and forged a tacit alliance with the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL).
As the state braces for the polls due early next year, a large number of popular singers, musicians, and film personalities joined the ruling BJP and Congress.