Cong FIR against CM over MP ‘hate’ speech

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Guwahati: Senior Congress leader and leader of the opposition in the Assam assembly, Debabrata Saikia, filed an FIR against chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allegedly making hateful statements during Jan Ashirwad rally in Vidhisha district in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.The FIR has been filed at Nazira police station in Sivasagar district. In the FIR, he stated, In a country governed by the rule of law, Sarma has taken electoral rhetoric to its ugliest form. White taunting Kamal Nath, a prominent member of the Indian National Congress about his Hindu identity, Sarma has directly suggested that 10, Janpath should be burnt.He accused Sarma of giving a clear instigation towards violence and arson. By suggesting that the residence of a 77-year-old woman be burnt down, Sarma is not just attacking a prominent face of the opposition, but he is giving a clarion call towards arson. Such wanton statements coming from a constitutional authority has the potential of causing misguided persons to resort to violence and potentially cause harm to the residents of 10, Janpath, he stated in the FIR.10, Janpath is the residence of senior Congress leader and MP Sonia Gandhi, who is the former president of the Indian National Congress. Saikia said Sarma is liable to be booked under Sections 153, 115 and 436 IPC.Though the officer-in-charge of Nazira police station did not attend any call despite repeated attempts, a senior police officer said the matter is under examination. We also published the following articles recentlyDeliberate anti-national act: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma slams Congress over distorted India mapAssam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma criticized the Congress party for sharing a distorted map of India on social media, in which the entire Northeast region was missing. Sarma accused the party of showing indifference and apathy towards the Northeast and its people, while also mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He further alleged that the Congress had secretly struck a deal to sell the Northeast to a neighboring country. Sarma called on people to take note of this act and give the Congress a fitting reply in the next Lok Sabha elections.Lok Sabha polls to be a fight to save Sanatan Dharma: Himanta Biswa SarmaAssam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has called the next Lok Sabha elections a "civilizational fight" and hopes that people will vote in favor of the BJP to protect the Sanatan Dharma. Sarma believes that the formation of the anti-BJP INDIA bloc is aimed at weakening the ideology of Hindutva and destroying the countrys civilization and culture. He alleges that the INDIA bloc aims to eliminate the Sanatan civilization and culture. Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi states that Sanatan Dharma stands for democracy and freedom, contrasting it with the opposition alliances belief in dynastic rule.Gaurav Gogoi seeks Sarmas resignationCongress MP Gaurav Gogoi has called for the resignation of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma following allegations that his wife received a Rs 10 crore subsidy from the central government. Gogoi raised questions about the allocation of funds to the firm owned by Sarmas wife and welcomed any legal action, assuring that the accused company will present all relevant documents in court. Sarma, on the other hand, denied the allegations and threatened to take legal action against Gogoi. The issue has sparked a war of words between the two politicians.

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