Pramod Boro to take oath as new BTC CEM tomorrow

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Published: December 14,2020 08:29 AM
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December 14, 2020: Pramod Boro, who was chosen as the new Chief Executive Member of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), will take oath of office and secrecy on Tuesday.

December 14, 2020: Pramod Boro, who was chosen as the new Chief Executive Member of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), will take oath of office and secrecy on Tuesday.



The event will be held at the Bodofa Nagar in Kokrajhar at 10 AM. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, several ministers including Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma and many BJP leaders will attend the function.



The development came after Governor Jagdish Mukhi accepted the claims towards the formation of the new executive council to BTC with Boro, a former president of All Bodo Students' Union as CEM. He will head a coalition government comprising United People's Party Liberation (UPPL), Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and Gana Suraksha Party (GSP).



"Accepted the claims towards formation of the new Executive council to BTC with UPPL President Pramod Bodo as the new Chief of BTC in response to the formal request made by the elected members of the United People's Party Liberation, Bharatiya Janata Party and Gana Suraksha Party, as a post-poll coalition," the Governor tweeted.





The ruling Bodoland People's Front (BPF) won 17 seats in the BTC polls while UPPL got 12. The BJP, which has won 9 seats this time, managed to bag only 1 seat in the last elections.



Congress and Gana Suraksha Parishad managed to get 1 seat each. Since the formation of BTC in 2003, it has been governed by the Bodoland People's Front.



The elections in 40 constituencies in the Assam region were held in two phases on December 7 and December 10 while the results were declared on December 12.



On Sunday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had congratulated the party's Assam unit along the United People's Party Liberal (UPPL) for securing a 'comfortable majority' in the election.



"NDA secured a comfortable majority in Assam Bodoland Territorial Council polls. Congratulations to our ally UPPL, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, State Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and party's Assam unit. I thank people of Assam for their continued faith in Prime Minister's resolve towards developed North East," tweeted Shah.



The elections in 40 constituencies in the region were held in two phases on December 7 and December 10 while the results were declared on December 12.