On the similar time the previous treasurer of the Assam PCC, Brajen Handique, additionally joined the AAP on Monday together with the previous spokesperson of the AIUDF, Rezaul Hassan.
Chawdhury becoming a member of AAP is being seen as a vibrant spot forward of subsequent 12 months’s panchayat election and the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. Sources in AAP stated with influential leaders becoming a member of them, they will hope the social gathering will turn out to be a pressure to reckon with within the state meeting in 2026.
“I’ve joined AAP due to its mannequin of fine governance and dealing model. I’m fascinated by the honesty and ease of their leaders,” Chawdhury advised the media. A collection of discussions and conferences on the nationwide and state stage preceded his becoming a member of Kejriwal’s group. “Assam has a posh demographic sample however AAP has made its coverage clear by learning this complication,” he added.
Buoyed by its success within the current city polls, AAP is increasing its base in Assam. AAP received in a single ward within the GMC polls final month however in 24 wards their candidates got here second. It’s now making an attempt to strengthen its base within the Higher Assam districts the place the Congress has its conventional vote financial institution. However the state joint coordinator of the social gathering, Lakshmi Kanta Dubey, stated Congress leaders are themselves making a beeline for the social gathering. “Earlier than AAP may method Congress leaders, a lot of them have been knocking on our door,” stated Dubey.
Handique, who was related to Congress for 3 a long time, stated the Congress has no future and the grand outdated social gathering has gone on ‘ventilator’ in Assam. “We owe rather a lot to the social gathering which gave us recognition. However we don’t have scope to work for the individuals by being a pacesetter of the Congress. It should by no means return to energy in our lifetime,” stated Handique. He was hopeful that AAP would make a grand entry in Assam like in Punjab.
Whereas Chawdhury resigned from the AIUDF quickly after the final meeting polls, Handique was with the Congress until lately. PCC spokesperson Apurba Bhattacharjee stated, “The exit of leaders, whose actions have been confined to arm chairs within the social gathering workplace, received’t hurt our prospects.”