GUWAHATI: In its greatest electoral victory in Assam, BJP on Sunday received all of the 26 seats within the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) to retain energy within the hill district for the second consecutive time period. Congress drew a clean for the second time in a row. Debutant AAP, which contested on 10 seats, fared higher than Congress in 4 seats, together with the one the place it completed second.
Baijayant Jay Panda, BJP nationwide vice-president and answerable for Assam, tweeted, “It’s a clear sweep for the @BJP4Assam within the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council by profitable all 26 seats. Super efficiency by the get together beneath the guiding gentle of PM @narendramodi Ji and in a position management of @himantabiswa Ji. ”
Within the final KAAC election held in 2017, BJP had received 24 of the 26 seats. The remaining two seats have been bagged by independents. For Congress, Sunday’s defeat is the eighth on the trot in any election within the state since 2014. The Guwahati municipal polls held in April was the primary election by which Congress drew a clean, whereas BJP received 58 of the 60 seats.
Arrange beneath the sixth Schedule of the Structure, the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council consists of 30 members, 26 of whom are elected. The remaining members are nominated. In the meantime, BJP’s ally UPPL received the byelection to the Koklabari constituency of the Bodoland Territorial Council. The Bodo council, like KAAC, can be an autonomous set-up beneath the sixth Schedule of the Structure.

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