As many as 22 candidates of the opposition alliance in Assam have been flown to Jaipur and sequestered in a lodge for “safekeeping” amid fears that the BJP might attempt to lure them away forward of election outcomes due subsequent month, sources mentioned on Friday.
The candidates from the Congress-led opposition alliance often called Mahajot embody these from the Maulana Badruddin Ajmal-led All India United Democratic Entrance (AIUDF), Bodoland Individuals’s Entrance (BPF) and the Left, sources mentioned.
They’ve been saved in the identical resort within the capital metropolis of Congress-ruled Rajasthan the place the occasion’s MLAs had been holed up final July throughout its inner disaster.
Assam, the place the BJP got here to energy within the final elections, voted for a brand new authorities in three phases between March 27 and April 6. The outcomes are due on Might 2 together with these for polls in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.