Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, who headed benches that pronounced a number of key judgements together with within the Ayodhya land dispute case, could be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Assam within the Meeting election subsequent 12 months, veteran Congress chief Tarun Gogoi has claimed.
The BJP, nonetheless, denied the previous three-time state chief minister”s assertion on Ranjan Gogoi who was nominated as a Rajya Sabha member by the federal government in March.
If the previous CJI might go to the Rajya Sabha, he may also conform to be the subsequent chief ministerial candidate of the BJP in Assam, stated Tarun Gogoi.
“I’ve heard from a number of sources that Ranjan Gogoi’s title is there within the record of BJP candidates for the chief minister’s publish. I believe that he could be projected as the subsequent potential chief ministerial candidate,” he stated.
Ranjan Gogoi, who’s the son of former Assam CM Kesab Chandra Gogoi, might have simply change into the chairman of the Human Rights Fee or different rights our bodies, however he accepted the Rajya Sabha membership as “he has political ambition”, the Congress chief claimed.
“The BJP was pleased with Ranjan Gogoi for the Ayodhya land dispute case judgment. It gained”t be stunning if he agrees to be the subsequent CM candidate for the BJP, Tarun Gogoi stated on Saturday.
Gogoi headed a bench which delivered the decision within the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case that gave Hindus the two.77 acre disputed land for building of Ram Temple, and directed that Muslims be given a 5-acre land at a “distinguished location” to construct a mosque within the metropolis.
The BJP, nonetheless, stated that what the 85-year-old Congress chief stated shouldn’t be true.
“Individuals say many meaningless issues after they change into very previous. There isn’t a fact in what Tarun Gogoi stated concerning the former CJI changing into the BJPs chief ministerial candidate,” the saffron partys state unit president Ranjeet Kumar Dass stated.
Tarun Gogoi additionally stated that he’s not going to be the chief ministerial candidate of the Congress.
“I’ll contest the elections however I can’t be the chief ministerial candidate. There are a number of certified candidates within the occasion for that. I can solely be a guiding pressure or act as an advisor,” he stated.
A typical candidate will also be projected from the proposed ”grand alliance” comprising the Congress, the AIUDF, the Left and different like-minded political events, he stated.