Assam polls: BJP releases list of 88 candidates, Sonowal to fight from Majuli

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New Delhi, March 10: The BJP on Wednesday announced the list of 88 candidates for the upcoming Assam assembly election.

The party fielded Jorhat MP Kamakhya Tasha against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi from Tatabar assembly constituency, while chief ministerial canddate and union minister Sarbananda Sonowal will contest from Majuli assembly constituency.

BJP's CM candidate Sarbananda Sonowal will contest from Majuli assembly constituency.

Former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will contest from Jalukbari.

(West Bengal elections 2016: BJP announces 1st list of 52 candidates)

The Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam is fighting this election in alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodoland People's Front.

The AGP is contesting on 24 seats whereas BDF will put candidates on 14 seats of the 126-member house.

IANS

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