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Brahma chooses ‘auspicious’ time to file her nomination

Guwahati: It was precisely at 11.06 am on Tuesday when Bodoland People’s Front’s (BPF) candidate for Kokrajhar Pramila Rani Brahma filed her nomination for the coming Lok Sabha polls. The mention of the time here holds significance as Brahma was told that it was ‘auspicious’ and beneficial for her.
“When I do excellent issues at a good time, it makes me I believe that I’ll win for sure,” said Brahma, after submitting her papers. Earlier, the seasoned baby-kisser went to the returning officer’s place of work with numerous supporters. BPF leader Hagrama Mohilary, BPF’s Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary and birthday celebration employees accompanied her.

“With the large strengthen base that BPF has in Kokrajhar, Brahma will win with an enormous margin of over lakhs. There isn't any contest that she has to stand. Moreover, she has filed her nomination at a ‘shubha lagna’ (auspicious moment).” The BPF, an ally of BJP in the state executive, fielded Brahma as she has a observe report of profitable the meeting polls for the 6th instantly time from the Kokrajhar East constituency. She may be the state’s social welfare minister in the ruling BJP executive.

In the former Congress executive, too, Brahma was a minister.

Despite having a stellar report, Brahma is more likely to face a difficult fight from incumbent MP Naba Kumar Sarania, an ex-rebel leader. Sarania, an Independent candidate believed to be representing non-Bodos living in the house, additionally filed his nomination on Tuesday. Like Brahma, he, too, marched to the returning officer’s place of work together with his supporters. “People in Kokrajhar, especially the non-Bodos, know that leaders on the other side will take no time in curtailing their rights if they don’t convey me again as their MP . Everyone knows that BPF will press for introduction of Bodoland if I am not there. This will in turn disrupt the solidarity in society,” said Sarania.

On the other hand, making building in Kokrajhar as his poll schedule, the youngest candidate in the upcoming common election, Biraj Deka, filed his nomination from the seat on a CPM ticket on Tuesday. A post-graduate in English literature from Bodoland University, Deka is best 25. “I vow for a developed Kokrajhar where everybody might be secure and handled as equal. My first aim is to offer political rights to all,” he said.

The Kokrajhar parliamentary constituency is reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates. The constituency covers the meeting seats of Gossaigaon, Kokrajhar West, Kokrajhar East, Sidli, Bijni, Sorbhog, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Barama and Chapaguri. The seat has at least 17, 48, 865 voters of which eight,93,236 are men. Part of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), over 93% of the folks in Kokrajhar lives in the rural spaces and round 6.five% in city spaces. The spaces beneath the Kokrajhar seat have 27% Bodos. The remainder of the inhabitants contains Koch-Rajbongshis, Muslims, Bengali Hindus, Adivasis and Nepalis.

Besides the issues of illegal migrants and building, the demand for ST standing to six indigenous communities has been the key factor on this belt. “My priority is to press for ST standing for the six indigenous communities of the state,” Brahma said. Kokrajhar will go to the polls on April 23.

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