Despite hint of action by party leadership, yet another BJP MLA has on camera spoke up something that goes against the spirit of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
He is none other that Jogen Mohan, the MLA from Mahmora in Sivasagar district who said that he was always with the people and their sentiment. “We are watching the entire schemes of thing and once we get wind of anything that could damage Assam and its people we would never remain quiet,” said Mohan
He said he would never allow anybody to compromise the interest of Assam and that the Bill has something which are still not in the know. According to him, the party leadership have yet to properly brief them about the Bill.
His revelation assumed significance a day after party national general secretary Ram Madhav expressed displeasure over 6 MLA for going public against the Bill without raising the geivances on the party floor.
Hundreds of people hit the streets in Gogamukh in Dhemaji district on Sunday opposing the ongoing eviction drive at the Amchang reserved forest in the outskirt of Guwahati apart from with Lika and Dodhia attached with the Dibru Saikhowa sanctuary,
With this torch rally in the evening organized by Takam Mising Porin Kébang (TMPK), the protestors demanded an immediate halt on the which they said would bring more misery for the flood and errosion-hit tribal people in
Laika, Dodhia, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Lohitmukh (Gohpur), Majuli and Nampai(Jagun). They, further, demanded implementation of the the Forest Right Act as well as well as to provide land rights according to Indigenous Land Act.
Three persons including a child died at a tragic road accident in Barpeta district on Monday.
The accident took place at around 5-30 in the evening when a speeding truck rammed into a motorcycle at Gobardhana. The deceased were identified as Apurba Kock, his wife Satyabati Koch and their son Palashjyoti. Two others injured in the accident have been rushed to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.