Assam finance, health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday announced via a tweet that he will not be contesting the 2021 assembly polls in Assam.

In a series of tweets, Sarma revealed that his only ambition is to see Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government win more than 100 seats in the upcoming polls.

“Few people feel that I am after some post and position. My only ambition is to see a BJP GOVT with 100+seats. In my last few months, I want to work for my state as much as possible to have eternal satisfaction. “Janani Janmabhumishcha Swargadapi Gariyasi,” Sarma wrote in a tweet.

In another tweet, Sarma mentioned that he is not interested in contesting the polls, his role will be limited and to contribute whatever he can for the party and the state.

HBS polls tweet

“As I have already indicated in several public platform that I am not interested in contesting next assembly election, my role will be limited to contribute whatever I can for my party and for my state. For Assam future we need to have a strong nationalist govt,” Sarma said.

Earlier on Monday, the NEDA convener expressed his confidence over winning more than 100 seats in the 2021 assembly polls.