AICC secretary Vikash Upadhyay took stock of preparations relating to poll preparedness by the party.

The AICC secretary and in-charge of Upper Assam units of the Congress party Vikas Upadhyay on Friday held hectic parleys in Jorhat and chalked out strategies as to wrest the maximum number of seats from the BJP in the state Assembly polls slated early next year.

Upadhyay took stock of preparations relating to poll preparedness by the party.

The party has decided to divide the state into four election management zone and each zone to be tackled as per the problems which existed there through interaction with the people.

He also addressed a meeting of party workers at the Jorhat District Congress Bhawan here

In the meeting, Upadhyay urged the party rank and file to reach out to people and highlight the “failures” of BJP-led governments in Assam and at the Centre in all fronts.

Upadhyay pointed out that issues like sharp increase in unemployment numbers and drastic fall of the country’s economy, the anti-farmers policy and other anti-people laws and failure to fulfill assurances made in election manifestos of BJP published before State and parliamentary polls,   should be part of the campaign.

Before heading for Sivasagar, the AICC Secretary visited the Shiva temple near the Jorhat Police Station and offered prayers.

AICC secretary and former Jorhat MLA Rana Goswami, Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Debabrata Saikia, Mariani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi, Jorhat district unit Congress President and former Kaliabor MP Dip Gogoi were present at the meeting.

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