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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma emerges as BJP’s poster boy for poll campaigns

Guwahati, December 2: The BJP’s most prominent face from the Northeast, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has emerged as the party's new poster boy for election campaigning, capturing eyeballs as its first star campaigner from the region in far away Gujarat and Delhi. Be it the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, imposition of Uniform Civil Code (UCC), the PFI ban, the Ram Janmabhoomi temple issue, the communal angle to the recent killing of a girl by her live-in partner or the attack on Congress and his...