Guwahati, January 11: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee(APCC) President, Ripun Bora on Friday lambasted the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) led Assam government and dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma as ‘anti-national’.
“Narendra Modi along with Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma are anti-nationals. The Congress party condemns them. Sonowal should apologize to the people of Assam,” said Bora.
Further adding, “The case registered against Hiren Gohain should be lifted. The people of Assam will never forgive the BJP,”
A delegation of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee(APCC) on Friday reached literary critic Hiren Gohain’s residence.
Literary critic Hiren Gohain was on Thursday booked on charges of sedition by the Latasil Police for his “independent Assam” speech in the city.
A suo motu FIR was filed at Latashil police Station under Sections 120(B), 121, 123 and 124(A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Meanwhile, Gohain said that the germs of BJP should be removed by the Congress.
“It was because of the strong opposition from the Congress that the Citizenship Bill was stalled at the Rajya Sabha,” said Gohain.