Guwahati: A day after the assembly elections in Assam came to an end, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday exuded confidence that the BJP-led alliance will return to power in the state with an enhanced mandate. He said the three-phase polling was by and large peaceful and it reflected that his government was successful in restoring peace in Assam after decades of insurgency and violence.
“We will return to power with more seats. This has happened due to the relentless development work carried out by our government in the last five years,” he said.
Voting in Assam was held on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
Sonowal said a large number of people participated in the election process and this reflects that people has reaffirmed their faith in India’s inclusive democracy.
“I am grateful to the people of Assam for their wholehearted support to the BJP-led alliance,” he said.
He also expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president J P Nadda, Union ministers, and all BJP leaders and workers who have helped in the entire election process.