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Assam polls: 'AIUDF not a Muslim party', says chief Badruddin Ajmal

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Assam polls: 'AIUDF not a Muslim party', says chief Badruddin Ajmal

Assam polls: 'AIUDF not a Muslim party', says chief Badruddin Ajmal

All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal said that the party is not only for Muslims, but of Hindus as well as tribals.

AIUDF will contest upcoming assembly elections in alliance with Congress.

Assam polls will be held in three phases from March 27.


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