Topic: Assam Elections 2021
Continuing with its series of "guarantees", the Congress said on Thursday that if the Grand Alliance is voted to power in Assam, it will create a separate ministry for providing jobs to the unemployed youths of Assam.
Hours after Akhil Gogoi, the jailed activist and Raijor Dal chief, singled out Badruddin Ajmal’s All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) as "communal", Aminul Islam, the general secretary of the AIUDF said that the points Gogoi has said aligns with what the BJP is saying.
The Assam Congress-led grand alliance is mulling to not field candidate in the constituency from where newly formed party Raijor Dal's president and arrested activist Akhil Gogoi will contest in the upcoming state polls, an Assam local media reported.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that his party will protect every principle of the Assam Accord and will never implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA if voted to power in the state.
Both AJP and RD, the regional parties formed last year, are the offshoots of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests that rocked the state in December 2019.