Assam Jatiya Parishad

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Assam Jatiya Parishad
AbbreviationAJP
PresidentLurinjyoti Gogoi
SecretaryJagadish Bhuyan
Founded2020
HeadquartersH.No. 33, 1st Floor, Lamb Road, Guwahati - 781001
IdeologyRegionalism[1]
Anti-CAA[2]
Progressivism[3]
ECI StatusState Party
AllianceUnited Regional Front(2021-2021)
United Progressive Alliance
(2021-2022)[4][5]
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 543
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Assam
0 / 126
Seats in Guwahati Corporation
1 / 60
Election symbol
Ship
Party flag
AJP FLAG.jpg
Website
assamjatiyaparishad.org

Assam Jaitya Parishad (AJP) is a state political party in Assam, India. It is formed by two student organizations of Assam, All Assam Students Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP)[6] in September 2020. Former All Assam Students Union General Secretary, Lurinjyoti Gogoi is the first president of Assam Jaitya Parishad.[7] Its party symbol is 'Ship', as allotted by Election Commission of India.[8]

Electoral performance

For 2021 Assam Legislative Assembly election, AJP joined an alliance with Raijor Dal, an offshoot of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti. According to the seat-sharing agreement, AJP will contest on 82 seats, and Raijor Dal will contest on 29 seats of Assam.[9]

State Legislative Assembly Elections

Vote share in consecutive Assam Legislative Assembly elections
2021
3.66%
Assam Legislative Assembly Elections
Election Year Party leader Seats contested Seats won Change in seats Percentage of votes Vote swing Popular vote Result
2021 Election Lurinjyoti Gogoi 82 0 - 3.66% +3.66% 5.62% Lost

References

  1. https://assamjatiyaparishad.org/
  2. https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2021/nov/25/ajp-aims-to-revive-anti-caa-stir-in-assam-announces-10-day-programme-2388090.html [bare URL]
  3. https://theshillongtimes.com/2021/09/07/ajp-tipra-join-hands-for-political-cooperation/
  4. https://www.time8.in/ajp-congress-alliance-is-painful-and-confusing-assam-cm/
  5. https://indianexpress.com/article/india/political-pulse/guwahati-civic-polls-congress-fading-aap-ajp-win-7885407/
  6. Utpal Parashar (14 September 2020). "Ahead of 2021 assembly polls, AASU-AJYCP tie-up to form Assam Jatiya Parishad". Hindustan Times.
  7. Kangkan Kalita (17 December 2020). "Assam: AJP names Lurinjyoti Gogoi as president at Sivasagar". The Times of India.
  8. "Election Body Allots Ship As Party Symbol To Assam Jatiya Parishad.Assam Jatiya Parishad has been formed on the call given by two experienced regional organizations of Assam, namely, All Assam Students' Union and Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad. For the present and future generations of Assam, a new progressive regionalist struggle has begun". India: Pratidin Times. 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  9. "Assam elections: AJP, Raijor Dal to fight as united regional front". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2021-02-04. Retrieved 2021-03-15.

5. https://results.eci.gov.in/Result2021/partywiseresult-S03.htm