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Assam: Senior congress leader and MLA Bharat Chandra Narah quits party after wife fails to get Lok Sabha ticket

First Published: 25th March, 2024 14:24 IST

Narah has tendered his resignation to AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge.

In a big blow to the Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Senior Assam Congress Leader and Nowboicha MLA, Bharat Chandra Narah has resigned from the party.

The resignation comes two days after Congress announced Uday Shankar Hazarika as its candidate for the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat.
Narah has tendered his resignation to AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge.

“I do hereby resign from the Indian National Congress with immediate effect,” the MLA said in the letter.

On March 24, Narah resigned from the post of the chairman of Assam Congress’ media cell.

Notably, Congress had denied the party ticket to his wife Rani Narah who was intending to contest for the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat.

Bharat Chandra Narah is a six-time Congress MLA. Before joining Congress, he was with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).

He was also a leader of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU).

He was also the press advisor to then Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi from 2012-2016.

He has consecutively won the Dhakuakhana constituency as a Congress candidate in–1985-1987, 1988-1990, and 2001-2011.

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