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Dissident ultimatum to Sonia

The dissident ministers and MLAs on Thursday threaten to take a drastic step if party high command fails to dislodge Tarun Gogoi as chief minister by Saturday.

Addressing a press conference in Dispur on Thursday, they said that they have been waiting for the party high command’s response to their demands. “If we are unheard we are ready to face any eventuality,” they said.

They claimed that they have support of 40 legislators against Tarun Gogoi as chief minister.

“We hoped that the party high command would go by the majority decision acting on the Malikarjun Kharge report. But Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi seem to have taken the side of Gogoi. We against urge the high command to go by the majority decision to prevent us from taking an unfortunate decision,” they said. ...

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