Guwahati: All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Monday announced a new political party in a presser held today in Guwahati. The new political party has been named Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP).
The name was announced by the conveners of Assam Advisory Committee conveners Krishna Gopal Bhattacharya and Basanta Deka in Guwahati.
The Assam Advisory Committee was formed to suggest the two students’ organisations on their future course of action.
With the slogan “Ghorey Ghorey Aami” (We will be in every household), the new party aims to overthrow the current BJP-led coalition government in the state.
Former AASU leader Chittaranjan Basumatary has been made in-charge of Jonbai, and Dhemaji.
Raju Phukan has been made in-charge of Golaghat, Jorhat and Bokakhat. Former state minister Jagadish Bhuyan has been made the coordinator of the party.
The induction of members into the party will begin from Tuesday.
Meanwhile state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reacting to the developments said that there will be many such political parties forming in the coming days, but the base of BJP cannot be shaken by such parties. State BJP leader Ranjit Dass also reacted by saying that BJP will win maximum seats in the upcoming polls no matter how may regional political parties take birth.