The politics of the state has heated up on the statement of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Vishwa Sarma.
Assam News: Leader of Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly Debabrata Saikia said that the Congress is continuing its fight against the BJP which wants to “destroy the democratic values” of the country.
Guwahati. The Congress on Sunday demanded a public apology from Assam Chief Minister Himanta Vishwa Sarma for his alleged undemocratic remarks that opposition parties have no work in the state and their MLAs should join the ruling BJP. .
Leader of Opposition in the Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia said the Congress is continuing its fight against the BJP which wants to “destroy the democratic values” of the country. “I, as an MLA and Leader of Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly, strongly condemn this remark,” he said in a statement. The Chief Minister should tender a public apology for such undemocratic remarks.
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Also read: Monsoon progress is expected to be slow in Delhi and adjoining areasSaikia said, “The present government wants to create such an environment where no one points fingers at his wrongdoings. This can happen only if there is no opposition against the ruling party and we, the Congress will not allow this to happen. Sarma had on Saturday invited all opposition MLAs to join the BJP, claiming that there was no point in sitting in opposition chairs for five years as the government worked for the welfare of people irrespective of caste, creed and religion. will work.
Saikia said that the Congress has always played the role of a positive opposition under the Constitution and the democratic system and has strengthened it over the years, that is why there is a BJP government for the last few years. The Congress leader said, “By getting 36 per cent votes at all India level, it has become possible for BJP to form government at the Center with more than 300 MPs. This has been made possible by the provisions of the Indian Constitution and the democratic system. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s remarks came a day after four-time Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi announced he would join the BJP on Monday.
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