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Congress MLA Sushanta Borgohain to join BJP on Aug 15

GUWAHATI: In yet another blow to Assam Congress, Sushanta Borgohain, Member of Legislative Assembly of Thowra is also going to join the ruling BJP in the state.

Thus, Borgohain became the second MLA from Congress to join BJP within a month. On June 21, four-time Congress MLA from Mariani constituency also joined the ruling party.  Borgohain is going to join the party on August 15.

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According to sources, Borgohain is already in negotiation with the party for a cabinet position.

In the recently concluded Assembly polls in Assam, Borgohain had defeated BJP candidate Kushal Duwari to become the legislator in Thowra constituency for the second time.

Notably a few days back, the Assam government had sanctioned a fund of Rs. 10 crore for the Nemuguri road project in his constituency.

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