Bodoland Territorial Council

Who has the number in Bodo council? HC orders ‘composite floor test’ amid power tussle

On the day of the floor test, new BTC chief Pramod Bodo of the UPPL or his predecessor Hagrama Mohilary of the BPF or someone projected by the party will have to prove the majority.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Amid court case, 24 elected members of Assam's Bodoland council taken to Shillong

The general perception is that the BJP is trying to keep them away to thwart possible horse-trading by the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF)

published on : 21st December 2020

Newly-elected Bodo council faces legal tangle, gets HC order for status quo on governance

BPF's Hagrama Mohilary and some of his colleagues had filed a writ petition challenging the constitutional validity of the appointment of the council’s Chief Executive Member and others.

published on : 19th December 2020

BPF chief files petition in Gauhati HC over formation of Bodoland Territorial Council

Justice Suman Shyam on Friday directed the Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes to obtain an "instruction in the matter" and submit a report to the court."

published on : 19th December 2020

Former student leader takes oath as chief of Bodo council

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma were among dignitaries in attendance.

published on : 16th December 2020

BTC: Five BJP-UPPL-GSP members sworn in; PM,Shah hailed for Bodo Accord

The members were administered the oath of office by Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua at the Green Field Ground in Bodofa Nwgar here.

published on : 15th December 2020

After 17 years, Assam's Bodo council gets a new chief

Pramod Bodo was sworn in as the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the autonomous council at a programme held in Kokrajhar.

published on : 15th December 2020

New Assam twist? Single largest party BPF stakes claim to form Bodoland Territorial Council

BPF President Hagrama Mohilary in a letter to Assam Governor Jagadish Mukhi requested that his party has emerged as the single largest party in the 40-member council.

published on : 14th December 2020

Lone Congress winner in Bodoland Territorial Council announces joining BJP

Sajal Sinha, who was elected from Srirampur on the the Congress ticket, announced his decision to switch over to the saffron party in the presence of NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma.

published on : 14th December 2020

Assam Governor accepts claim of UPPL-BJP-GSP for BTC executive

The UPPL has won 12 seats, BJP nine and GSP one seat in the elections for the 40-member council, while the Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) emerged as the single largest party with 17 seats.

published on : 14th December 2020

BTC polls fallout: Miffed BPF ministers keep away from Assam Cabinet meeting

The BJP-led Assam government has three cabinet ministers from the BPF -- Pramila Rani Brahma, Chandan Brahma and Rihon Daimary.

published on : 13th December 2020

BJP, UPPL and GSP join hands for formation of Bodoland Territorial Council

The 40-member new Council will be headed by UPPL Chief Promode Bodo, Sonowal told reporters after a meeting with the representatives of all the three parties.

published on : 13th December 2020

BPF seeks BJP's support in formation of Bodoland Territorial Council

The BPF and the BJP had contested the 40-seat Council polls separately with the former emerging as th single largest party with 17 seats and its ruling partner winning nine seats.

published on : 13th December 2020

Bodoland Territorial Council election results: BPF wins 17 seats, UPPL 12 and BJP 9

The BJP and the UPPL did not announce any formal alliance but both have indicated of a possible post-poll pact in case of a hung Council.

published on : 13th December 2020

Assam’s Bodo council polls: Trend shows elections evenly contested

When reports last came in, Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) was leading in 18 seats, United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) in 11, BJP in eight, Congress in one, and others in two.

published on : 12th December 2020
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