BTC Election 2020 Results: BJP and UPPL to control BTC

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BTC Election 2020 Results: BJP and UPPL to control BTC

13 Dec 2020
BTC Election 2020 Results: BJP and UPPL to control BTC
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Final Result

BPF: 17

BJP: 9

UPPL: 12

Congress-AIUDF: 01

GSP: 01

Others: 00

BJP and UPPL will lead the council together

 

BTC Election 2020 Opinion Poll : The election to the Boroland Territorial Council is scheduled to be held on December 7 and December 10. The election  were due to be held on 4 April 2020 but were postponed due to Coronavirus Pandemic.

The BTC elections includes 40 constituencies which governs the four districts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Baksa and Chirang. The result of the election will be declared on December 12th.

The voting will be held in two phases. In first phase the constituencies under the districts of Udalguri and Baksa will go in for polls. In second phase constituencies under Kokrajhar and Chirang districts will go in for polls.

BTC Election 2020 Opinion Poll : Latest Update

The second phase of voting for BTC election completed on 10th December. Polling saw a record of 78.8% vote turnout. The results for the 40 seats of Boroland Territorial Council will be declared on Saturday, 12th December.

As per the local Assam news channel, 24 Ghonta, BJP is expected to emerge as the single largest party followed by UPPL and BPF. 

BPF which was the single largest party in last election is set to lose big this time.

 

BJP is expected to win 10-14 while UPPL may win 7-11 seats. BPF which had won 20 seats in last election may win only 6-10 seats. AIUDF and Congress alliance may win oinly 1-3 seats.If so happens, there may be no clear winner, therefore an alliance will be required for any party to head the Boroland Council.

Boroland Territorial Council (BTC) Election 2020 : What happened in Last Election?

In last election to BTC that is in 2015, the local political party, Boroland People's Front won 20 of the 40 seats that it had contested. The Independents won 15 seats, AIUDF which contested on 8 seats won 4 seats while BJP contesting on 40 seats could win only 1 seat.

Congress failed to open its account in last BTC election.

Source : Wikipedia

Boroland Territorial Council (BTC) Election 2020 : Who are contesting in 2020?

Boroland Territorial Council is currently ruled by BPF in alliance with BJP. However, the things have completely changed for two parties and the alliance is no more intact. Assam Finance Minister and NEDA chief Himanta Biswa Sharma has openly said that alliance between BJP and BPF will end just before assembly election which is scheduled in 2021.

Currently for 40 seats UPPL which is considered B team of BJP is contesting on all the 40 seats. BPF is contesting on 37 seats, BJP is contesting on 26 seats, GSP on 35, Congress on 13 and AIUDF on 7.

Congress and AIUDF are contesting in an alliance with each other.

Boroland Territorial Council (BTC) Election 2020 : Latest Updates

BJP on 28th November released its election manifesto for the upcoming Bodoland Territorial Council elections. In its manifesto BJP has promised all round development in BTC area as well according equal importance to Assamese and Bodo languages.

The manifesto was released in Kokrajhar in the presence of the party's state president Ranjit Dass, and NEDA convener and cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

The manifesto also talked about permanent appointments to youths on merit basis, 10 percent job reservation for the economically weaker sections, setting up hospitals, developing the tourism sector, boosting pure drinking water facilities, and resolving man-elephant conflicts.

While releasing the manifesto Himanta Biswa Sharma said that BJP will extend support to independent candidates in the constituencies where the party has not nominated candidates.

Boroland Territorial Council (BTC) Election 2020 : How important is this Election?

Assam will be heading to Assembly election in 2021. Currently BJP along with the Asom Gano Parishad and Boroland People's Party are in power in Assam. However, since they came in power there has always been strain in the alliance.

BJP has already announced that it break its tie with BPF before the Assembly election of 2021. As for BJP is concerned this election turns out to be of utmost important. Of 126 Assembly seats of Assam, 11 Assembly seats comes under these 4 districts. In 2016 Assembly election, Boroland People's Party won all the 11 seats in this season.

If BJP manages to pull out big in this BTC election, the path for 2021 election for BJP will become easier.

For BPF the election is matter of survival. If they lose big it will be end of their dominance in BTC region.

For Congress and AIUDF this election will be test of their alliance. In 2015 Congress won zero and AIUDF won 4. This time they are contesting on 20 seats anything above 10 seats for the alliance will mean a big and a hope to win back power in Assam in 2021.

Boroland Territorial Council (BTC) Election 2020 : Latest Updates

UPPL released its manifesto for the upcoming BTC election. Pramod Bora, the president of UPPL urged the people to vote for the Tractor Chalata Kisan Symbol.

Professor Monirul Hussain, who has authored a book on the Assam Movement said that BJP is trying to mainstream the Bodo politics. The resultant effect will be a wedge between Bodos and non Bodos in the area.

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