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Akhil Gogoi released on bail

RTI activist Akhil Gogoi on Thursday a day after he was granted bail by the Gauhati High court. Gogoi left the GMCH premises where he was undergoing treatnent since he was remanded to judicial custody. Gogoi was escorted to his home by his fans who shouted anti-govt slogans in the evening. Talking to reporters before leaving the GMCH premises, a visibly upbeat said he and the peasant body would never tone down the voice of protest against big dams and corruption. He said his arrest was a conspiracy to gag the voice of protest. He further said the big ships ferrying the NHPC-owned turbines would not be allowed to proceed.

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