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Assam BJP banks on Amit Shah visit to get back on its feet

GUWAHATI On the lone facet of the citizenship debate, BJP is counting on the talk over with of birthday party president Amit Shah to consolidate its forces.

Shah is scheduled to reach right here on February 16 for a two-day talk over with and grasp discussions with leaders of regional parties which can be part of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (Neda) on the Lok Sabha election strategy. Shah’s talk over with comes at a an important time when many Neda constituents, National People’s Party (NPP), the ruling birthday party of Meghalaya, and Mizo National Front (MNF), the ruling birthday party of Mizoram, took a robust stand towards the bill. Earlier, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) had walked out of the ruling coalition in Assam over the bill.

BJP along with NEDA have set the target to win no less than 21 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats within the northeast, together with Sikkim. On February 16, Shah may have assembly with Assam BJP’s core committee as well as with the election control committee. On February 17, the BJP president may have assembly with NEDA contributors in Lakhimpur. He can even address a public rally for teens in Lakhimpur on February 17.

BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass mentioned BJP didn't table the bill because it respects democratic norms. “The bill was our dedication so we needed its passage. At the similar time we know that there was no consensus among the political parties, together with among a few of our allies. So we didn't cross ahead following the democratic norms,” Dass mentioned.

BJP legislator Shiladitya Dev, however, mentioned BJP will carry the bill again as soon as the birthday party comes to energy within the upcoming parliamentary polls.

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