At least 9 candidates of the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF), a key ally within the Congress-led grand alliance in Assam, have been shifted to a resort within the Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh after the just lately held Assembly polls in that state, a neighborhood Congress chief mentioned on Tuesday.
Confirming the event, the senior chief mentioned these 9 candidates of the BPF had been dropped at Raipur on Saturday late night in a flight and lodged in a resort earlier than they had been shifted to a resort in Nava Raipur.
These candidates had been accompanied by some Congress leaders and different members of the BPF throughout their journey to Chhattisgarh, he mentioned.
They will keep in Raipur until May 2, the day when outcomes of the Assam elections shall be out, he added.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, state ministers and different senior leaders of the Congress had extensively campaigned through the three-phase meeting elections in Assam that concluded on April 6.
The Congress-led ”Mahajoth” or Grand Alliance of opposition events in Assam contains the AIUDF, BPF, CPI(M), CPI and different events.
The BPF had fielded 12 candidates within the polls and one amongst them joined the BJP amid the elections, the chief mentioned.
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