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Bodo Press : In the stronghold of its ally, Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF) in Bodoland, BJP has decided to strengthen its base.

The sixth scheduled area of Indian constitution, Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) is going to polls to early next year. BPF is ruling the council since 2005.

BJP president Rajit Kumar Das on Thursday met BJP leaders from the four districts of BTAD—Kokrajhar, Baksa, Chirang and Udalguri.

He asked the leaders to start party activities and strengthen the party’s base.

Kihor Upadhaya secretary of Assam unit of the BJP said, “We held a fruitful meeting with the president of state BJP today. We are told to start activities in the districts ahead of the BTC polls early next year. All the district unit presidents in four BTAD districts have been asked to convene an executive body meeting.

He added, “The party leadership has also extended the membership drive of the BJP in BTAD districts till ....... and the party leaders are asked to ensure at least 5000 new membership in each of the 40 constituencies under the BTAD.”

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