It seems like Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who recently went to New Delhi to participate in the BJP party's campaigns ahead of the Assembly elections, failed to woo any voters for his party.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), capitalizing on its success in implementing mass-oriented schemes, was able to thwart the BJP in its bid to unseat the AAP through mega rallies and "star campaigners".
The role of the Assam Chief Minister in the polls was frowned upon by many, especially in light of the volatile situation across the land, with protests still raging across the length and breadth of Assam.
Netizens did not take kindly to the Chief Minister's campaign in the national capital. Sonowal was slammed for campaigning in Delhi while Assam that has been on the boil since the Government's amendment of the Citizenship Act, burned.
When the CM posted a picture of a Delhi campaign along with the caption "marching together with the people of Delhi", a Facebook user from Assam, Himashree Deka, wrote, "The greatest joke is that, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal couldn't manage some time to visit the family of the kids who were shot dead by state machinery during CAA protest but he got enough time to campaign for BJP candidate in Delhi...that too, walking on the streets of Delhi for door to door interaction !!! The caption is even epic... Please try to walk with the people of Assam as well.."
Meanwhile, riding on its development agenda, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party looks set for a resounding victory in the Delhi assembly elections and is on its way retain power for a third term. The BJP, on the other hand, has emerged as a distant second, as per current trends.
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