Bodo tribals influence as many as 30 seats. No wonder, national parties are keen to forge alliances with Bodo groups, reports Bivekananda Biswas. In the run-up to the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has found its first ally in the Bodoland People's Front in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts -- BTAD comprising the Kokrajhar, Kajolgaon, Udalguri and Baksa districts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew down to Kokrajhar, the capital of the Bodoland Territorial Council ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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