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Sarma dares CM on tobacco bill

The war of words between Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma takes an interesting turn on Sunday. Dr Sarma virtually dared Gogoi to substantiate the allegations that he was averse to bring the anti-tobacco legislation citing revenue loss. The Chief Minister on Saturday said that he was told that the state would incur revenue loss if a legislation is brought to ban gutkha.

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