Dispur: In a serious setback to the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) in Assam forward of the third and last section of the meeting elections, the Election Fee has banned state minister and senior get together chief from campaigning or talking in public together with on social media for the following 48 hours.
The ballot physique issued the order on this regard on Friday night on a criticism by the Congress that Sarma had overtly threatened to ship Bodoland Individuals’s Entrance (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by misusing the Nationwide Investigating Company (NIA).
The Election Fee had earlier on Thursday issued a show-cause discover to the BJP chief on the criticism obtained on March 30 however he had denied the cost. The Election Fee’s resolution to ban Sarma, one of many BJP’s star campaigners within the meeting polls, got here because the fee wasn’t satisfied together with his justification.
The BPF is a part of the Congress-led alliance which additionally consists of the All India United Democratic Entrance.
Assam is that this time witnessing three-phase election for the 126-member meeting. Voting for the primary and second section was held on March 27 and April 1. Polling for the third section will probably be held on April 6 for 40 seats in Assam.