Himanta Biswa Sarma might not contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Updated:  Oct 20, 2018, 09:00 AM

Himant Biswa Lok Sabha Elections 2019

When all politicians are busy in making strategies for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. One name among them which making the rounds as a premium candidate is Assam Cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma; however, might not contest election claim sources close to him.

“He (Himanta) might not contest for the Lok Sabha elections because he is assigned with other important tasks for the 2019 polls,” a close associate of Biswa said.

The associate revealed that BJP high command appointed Sarma as one of the members in the central election committee (CEC) of the party. Himanta will play a crucial role in deciding who will contest polls from the northeast.

Many names are making rounds as aspirants of Member of Parliament (MP) from Guwahati claims another source from BJP. He said that Ramen Deka wants to contest from Guwahati and not from Mangaldoi this time.

Now the main task for Himanta is to get at least 22 seats out of the 25 from the northeast; however, sources claim there might be last minute changes in the decisions. The associate revealed that in 2016 Jayanta Malla Baruah was fixed to get the MLA ticket from Nalbari, but at the last minute, the decision was changed. But they gave confirmation that Bijoya Chakravorty will not get the ticket this time to contest from Guwahati.

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