Guwahati, Nov 18 (SocialNews.XYZ) Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah claimed that there are reports of many cases of Bodo families in Assam converting to the religion. Christians by easily entering government facilities. and sometimes forcefully against their will.
The BPF supremo’s letter, which was also sent to BJP president JP Nadda, alleged that Islam was under the leadership of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Chief Executive Officer (CEM) Pramod Boro.
Churches are being built everywhere in the BTC area, said Mohilary, who recently met senior BJP leaders in Delhi and is said to have promised the saffron party’s central leadership that his party will not field candidates for Lok Sabha seats. demanded the entry of BPF into NDA apart from the cabinet. party position in Assam assembly ministry and CEM post in BTC.
“My party (BPF) and I have worked together with the BJP to share a strong friendship with the NDA in Assam since 2015. I have also supported the NDA’s presidential candidate and other Rajya Sabha candidates.
“Due to our support, BJP came to power in Assam in 2016 under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal as the Chief Minister. I do not see any difference or conflict between the views and objectives of BJP and BPF. I have full confidence and trust in your leadership. ,” the BPF leader said in his letter.
The BPF currently has three MPs in the 126-member Assam Assembly.
Mohilary said that the BJP in Assam has chosen to be friends with the United People’s Liberal Party (UPPL) led by Pramod Boro in 2020 despite his efforts to form a pre-poll alliance with the BJP.
In January this year, BJP’s ally BPF returned as BJP’s partner in the state assembly.
BJP along with UPPL is ruling the BTC sixth schedule assembly.
The BPF had three ministers in the Assam cabinet in the first BJP-led government led by former chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
The Bodoland Territorial region of western Assam comprises the five districts of Tamulpur, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri and Kokrajhar, bordering Bhutan and West Bengal.