The BJP has not determined whether or not it’ll announce a chief ministerial candidate for the Assam elections, state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned on Monday, accusing Congress chief Tarun Gogoi of making an issue by stating that the ruling celebration might nominate former chief justice Ranjan Gogoi for the highest job.
The former chief justice shouldn’t be even a member of the BJP and was nominated by the President to the Rajya Sabha, Mr Sarma mentioned on the sidelines of a plasma donation camp by journalists on the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.
“The former chief minister has a habit of naming people out of context and creating unnecessary controversies,” mentioned Mr Sarma, the convenor of the BJP-led North-East Democratic Alliance.
The veteran Congress chief has claimed that he has heard that the previous chief justice stands out as the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the Assam elections due early subsequent 12 months.
The BJP has not even determined whether or not the celebration will announce the chief ministerial candidate previous to the meeting elections, Mr Sarma mentioned.
“Tarun Gogoi has a grudge against me but drags in Ranjan Gogoi’s name,” he added.
Mr Sarma additional alleged that the previous chief minister needs to safe his son and Kaliabor MP Gaurav Gogoi’s seat and due to this fact inspired the Congress to type an alliance with the AIUDF.