APCC president Ripun Bora.

The Congress party will contest in 90 constituencies in the Assam Assembly elections and the remaining 36 would be given to the allies, said APCC president Ripun Bora.

Bora, however, said the seat-sharing talks not yet finalised as there are “surprising demands” from the partners.

The Congress has forged a pre-poll alliance with AIUDF and the Left parties.

The Assam Congress chief exuded confidence that the Congress-led alliance will oust the BJP from power and form the next government in Assam.

He said that the Congress-led alliance will get at least 101 seats in the Assembly elections and definitely form the next government in Assam.

Bora further said that AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal is not anti-Hindu and the BJP, which accuses him of being communal, had in fact joined hands with his party to run three district councils in the state.

He said Ajmal is a three-time Lok Sabha MP and people have seen his work and politics over the years.

The APCC president claimed that the BJP is “more communal” than any other party as it had formed a government in Jammu and Kashmir along with “anti-India forces” like the PDP, which “does not accept the Indian constitution and Indian flag”.

“The PDP had declared Afzal Guru, who was hanged for the Parliament attack, a martyr,” he claimed.

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