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Infiltration, sealing border BJP's priority in Assam: Sonowal

BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal also said that a list will be prepared with names of 'bonafide' Indian citizens

IANS & PTI  |  Guwahati 

BJP chief ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said dealing with "infiltration" and sealing the India-Bangladesh border would be a priority, as the party appeared poised to form its maiden government in the northeastern state. "Issues like infiltration, sealing of the Indo-Bangla border, problems of small tea growers, unemployment -- are the major challenges. We will work together (with allies) to resolve these issues," Sonowal told NDTV. Asked about the issue of migration from Bangladesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader said: ...


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First Published: Thu, May 19 2016. 11:50 IST