GUWAHATI: Assam government on Tuesday constituted a three-member enquiry committee to enquire into the incident of disruption in the public address system during PM Narendra Modi’s speech at Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar district on January 23.
On that day, the PM while was addressing the public in the function, the microphone ‘malfunctioned’ for a little while and the PM had to stop his speech in between and asked to repair it.
“Moloy Bora, Commissioner & Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare, Handloom, Textile & Sericulture Department and Commissioner, Central Assam Division, Upper Assam Division and Development Commissioner, Hills Areas, Assam will be the Chairman of the Enquiry Committee,” said an official communiqué.
VSP Ganjala, DIG, Eastern Range, Jorhat and Shyamal Kumar Bhuyan, Manager, AMTRON, Guwahati will be members, it added.
The Committee will ascertain the fact and circumstances behind the technical glitches and disturbances in the public address system during Prime Minster’s speech at Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar district and whether there was any lapse on the part of the system or individuals, and if so, fix responsibility.
“The Committee will also suggest measures to avoid recurrence of such incidents in future during VVIP programmes. According to the notification issued by the Commissioner and Secretary, Home and Political Department, the Committee is asked to submit its report within 15 days,” it added.