After BTC, BJP grabs Tiwa Autonomous Council in Assam, wins 33 out of 36 seats


The ruling BJP won 33 seats out of 36 seats of the Tiwa Autonomous Council while its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) bagged two seats, making it the second autonomous body in Assam won by the BJP recently.

The BJP has performed impressively in back-to- back elections to Bodoland Territorial Council and now in the autonomous body of Tiwa, ahead of the Assam state polls early next year. (Photo: India Today)

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Continuing its winning spree in Assam, the BJP emerged victorious in the state’s Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) elections.

Results for elections to the 36-member Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) were declared on Saturday.

The BJP has won 33 council seats while its ally party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) bagged two seats. The opposition Congress managed to secure one seat.

The election for 36-member Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) was held on December 17 in parts of Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai and Kamrup (Metro) districts.

By winning 33 seats alone, the BJP has grabbed the Tiwa autonomous council.

Congratulating the party on its success in the Tiwa Autonomous Council polls, BJP president JP Nadda tweeted, “Thank you Assam for this massive mandate to BJP in Tiwa Autonomous Council elections. Assam is progressing towards a brighter future and the people continue to keep their faith in the vision of PM Narendra Modi ji. Congratulations to Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma and team Assam BJP.”

Ahead of the assembly polls in Assam which are scheduled in 2021, the BJP has managed to secure power in two council elections in the state.

BJP and its new ally party United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL), Gana Suraksha Party (GSP) had recently stormed to power in the Bodoland Territorial Council by capturing 22 out of 40 seats.





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