An escalating tension in Raha got no less prominence in the Assam Assembly on its day one of the budget session on Monday. The Opposition cornered the Sonowal Government alleging its failure to properly deal with the situation.
Caught in a barrage of criticism health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma blamed it all on the erstwhile Congress Government for finalizing Changsari as the ideal location for the proposed AIIMS.
Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi countered his former cabinet colleague saying that Dimoria, Raha and Kamalpur were shortlisted. “How the name of Changsari surfaced?” said Gogoi.
The government side remained mute in the face of scathing attack from the Opposition side. Violence erupted in Raha when a local person was killed in police firing on Friday as he along with hundreds of people enforced a 12 hour
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