Digboi (Assam): Dibya Tanti and Haren Bhumij, both elderly tea garden community members, are confused over the pre-poll tie up between Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for next month's parliamentary elections.
While Tanti is a die-hard BJP supporter, Bhumij has long been an advocate of the AGP. "I am told I should vote for the elephant (election symbol of the AGP), but all along I had stamped in favour of the lotus (BJP's election symbol)," a perplexed Tanti said in one of the roadside plantations near Digboi, the heart of Assam's tea industry, about 500 km east of the state's main city of Guwahati.
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