Tomar, Arun Singh appointed as central observers for electing Assam BJP legislative party leader


Guwahati: The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday has appointed central observers for the election of the leader of the party MLAs in Assam.

The board has appointed Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, GoI and Arun Singh, National General Secretary BJP as the two central observers in Assam.

Amid hypothesis over the CM candidate in Assam, senior BJP leader from the state Himanta Biswa Sarma met party chief J P Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Saturday. Both Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Sarma were on Friday called to New Delhi by the BJP central leadership, it seems that to talk about the leadership issue of the next government.

Though both leaders from Assam reached Delhi on Saturday morning it was once Sarma who reached Nadda’s residence to meet him and BJP general secretary (Organisation) B L Santhosh, sources said. They were later joined by Amit Shah.

Later, CM Sonawal also reached Nadda’s residence to meet the BJP’s top brass.

Meantime, in Guwahati, Assam BJP president Ranjeet Dass told the media, “The last decision for Chief Ministerial post will be taken in presence of two observers from the party following a assembly. We have invited all of the MLAs for the assembly at around 11 am.”

Dass also claimed that there hasn’t been any political tussle in the party regarding position or power.

“It never happened earlier and will never be at some point as polite,” added Dass hopefully.

As per sources, both Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma stayed back in Delhi because of flight shortage. They are going to return to Assam tonight, at the side of two observers from the party.

It will also be mentioned that the BJP parliamentary board, the highest decision-making body of the party, also appointed Union minister G Kishan Reddy as the central observer for the election of the leader of the BJP MLAs in the Tamil Nadu meeting.

The Bodoland/ Assam / India / International


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