Himanta Biswa not to contest Lok Sabha elections, lead BJP Northeast Campaign
GUWAHATI: Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will not contest Lok Sabha elections. It is learnt that he has been asked by the central BJP leadership to concentrate on the northeast campaign and win maximum seats for the party.
Earlier, Himanta Biswa Sarma's name figured in the list of selected candidates by the BJP state election committee of the BJP for the Tezpur Lok Sabha seat.
Veteran BJP leader and senior advocate Ram Prasad Sarmah is the sitting MP from Tezpur and as per media reports, his name was not included in the list. RP Sarmah then resigned from the party.
Himanta Biswa Sarma