Assam polls: UPP releases manifesto

Kokrajhar (Assam), Mar 31: The United Peoples' Party (UPP), the alliance partner of Congress, on Thursday released its manifesto for the upcoming Assam Assembly election promising to bring all-round development in the Bodoland area.

UPP president U G Brahma released the manifesto here pledging development in the region encompassing all the sectors including infrastructure, health, education, agriculture, forest & eco-tourism, power and industry.


Congress on March 6 said it will contest the Assembly polls in an understanding with UPP in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD). [Congress enters into 'alliance' with UPP in BTAD area]

The UPP manifesto also promised to establish a Bodoland Bamboo Control and Development Centre, Textile Industry,Bodoland Tea Board, Indo-Bhutan Trade Centre in the BTAD area by encouraging trade and small industries.

Brahma said if voted to power, the Congress-UPP alliance government will lay maximum stress to form a corruption-free BTC administration dissolving the present Hagrama Mohilary-led BPF administration.

Steps would also be taken to resolve all political issues and problems of different Bodo groups to bring peace, unity and integrity in the region.


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