Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora has said that people in the State are voting for a change this Assembly elections.

Ripun Bora said that people in Assam want Congress back in the State.

Voting for first phase of Assam Assembly elections are underway in the State with over 62 percent voter turnout recorded till 5pm.

“The way people in Gohpur have come out spontaneously, it is a clear sign that people want change and wants Congress this time,” Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora said.

Ripun Bora is contesting from the Gohpur constituency in 2021 Assam Assembly elections.

Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora, along with his family, cast his vote at a polling station in Gohpur on Saturday.

Gohpur went to polls in the first phase of Assam Assembly elections on Saturday (March 27).

Ripun Bora urged the voters to exercise their franchise wisely.

“Today your vote can ensure every tea worker in Assam gets a daily wage that they truly deserve. Congress’s guarantee of Rs 365 as their daily wages will improve their lives and that of their families. Cast your vote, wisely,” Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora said.

Ripun Bora is in direct contest with sitting BJP MLA from Gohpur – Utpal Bora.

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Meanwhile, Assam Congress has exuded confidence that the grand-old party is heading for a landslide victory in the Assam Assembly elections.

“With the first phase of polling underway in Assam, clear signs of a landslide victory are emerging,” said senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Mallikarjun Kharge.

“The BJP has acceded defeat and is trying to save face. People’s strong support for Congress’ 5 Guarantees that are visionary, realistic and that deal with the core issues of Assam has forced the BJP to resort to desperate measures trying to hide its performance card and the headmaster too. Distorting facts and fooling people won’t help too. This election is about the Congress Guarantees vs BJP’s unfulfilled promises and the result is clear to the entire state- a landslide victory for Congress,” Assam Congress said.

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