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Gogoi moots appeasement formula

In a bid to divide the dissident MLLAs, chief minister Tarun Gogoi along with state Congress president Anjan Dutta are believed to have devise an appeasement mechanism.

Gogoi has shortlisted a list of dissident Congress MLAs who are still remaining confused. Gogoi and Dutta have agreed to recruit at least ten MLAs as ministers and parliamentary secretaries. They include Bokakhat MLA Arun Phukan, Moriani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi, Kamalakhya PPurkayastha, Habul Chakrabarty. If recruited, they would be able to enjoy the rank of a minister of state.  

In yet another development, Dutta has asked the chief minister to drop two of his cabinet colleagues including handloom-textile and cultural affairs minister Bishmita Gogoi to ensure that two more dissident MLAs are rehabilitated. But Gogoi is learnt to have sought time to finalize the decision.

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