Dossier photo of Assam MP Biswajit Daimary
GUWAHATI: The Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) MP Biswajit Daimary was once all set to sign up for the saffron camp of BJP, as he resigned from his post of working president in BPF on Wednesday.
Daimary, then again, was once still the sitting Rajya Sabha MP as he said, “As per procedure I would leave BPF keeping in brain the allied parties like AGP and the BJP which had supported election to the Rajya Sabha.”
On questions of reasons for his decision to leave the party, he said that differences of opinions with the party have forced him to take action.
“There are several reasons. While the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) agreement was once meant to serve the community better, BPF is discarding it. As I intend to work for my people and community in general, I imagine it has turn out to be difficult to work for me staying within BPF,” Daimary said.
Though he did not name but said that he would really like to sign up for a national party.
State’s senior cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “BPF’s senior leaders- Emmanuel Mosahary and Biswajit Daimary will sign up for BJP shortly. Since Daimary is an MP we have constant a time for his joining.”
BJP believed that joining of the two prominent BPF leaders into their camp would fortify the party’s grip in the BTC region. In the ensuing BTC (Bodoland Territorial Council) polls in December, BJP has fielded several of its party candidates against its ally BPF. Sarma himself has launched massive attacks on BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary all the way through several election campaigns off late. He said Mohilary’s way of functioning has not yielded expected ends up in the BTC region.