Guwahati: Ram Madhav, the BJP general secretary in-charge of the North-East hinted that alliance with regional party, Asom Gana Parishad(AGP) will continue.
There was speculation that BJP may break the alliance after the regional party fought recently held Panchayat polls alone. AGP did not perform on expected lines and came third after congress. BJP maintained the top position.
BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass had submitted detailed report to party national president Amit Shah during office bearers meeting in New Delhi recently on how AGP worked against the spirit of alliance.
BJP led government has been facing attack from different quarters over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
The bill aimed at making minority communities such as Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan eligible for applying for Indian citizenship is under the consideration of Joint parliamentary committee of both the Houses. AGP is opposing the bill
Madhav said alliances will continue. “Assam BJP has taken resolution supporting the bill.”