Dispur: Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP)’s senior chief in Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma has appealed to the Election Fee to revoke the ban in opposition to him.
In a serious setback to the BJP forward of the third and last section of the meeting election within the state, Election Fee banned the state minister from campaigning or talking in public together with on social media for 48 hours.
In a letter to the Election Fee, Sarma has appealed to dismiss the petition lodged by Congress. He denied costs of violation and pleaded to revoke the ban in opposition to him.
The ballot physique had issued the order on Friday night performing on a criticism by Congress that Sarma had brazenly threatened to ship Bodoland Folks’s Entrance (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by misusing the Nationwide Investigating Company (NIA).
EC quoted the transcript of the speech as proved by the state election equipment: “… ‘If Hagrama Mohilary does extremism… he’ll go to jail. That is straight discuss… Already bought a number of proof. This case is being given to NIA (Nationwide Investigation Company). The restoration of arms at Kokrajhar in a automobile, that case is being given to NIA. No one can be allowed to do unrest in Bodoland Territorial Area, even when he’s Hagrama…”
The BPF is a part of the Congress-led alliance which additionally consists of the All India United Democratic Entrance.
Voting for the primary and second phases was held on March 27 and April 1. Polling for the third and last section in Assam can be held on April 6 for 40 seats.