Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary resigned as the working president of the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) on Wednesday.
This comes ahead of the elections to the Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) which is likely to take place in the first part of December this year.
Daimary is likely to join the BJP.
He tendered his resignation to BPF chief, Hagrama Mohilary on Wednesday.
“Having been a member of the BPF from the date of party’s inception, it is now time for me to move on,” said Daimary in his resignation letter.
“While my purposes remain the same as it has always been from the very beginning to serve the people of my state and country, I believe I am unable to do this anymore within the party,” the letter said.
While addressing the media in Guwahati, he also announced that he will resign from the Rajya Sabha after completing the responsibilities he undertook as an MP.
According to reports, the BJP is likely to field Daimary as the CEM candicate in the forthcoming BTC elections.