Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma continued to stay unaffected by the criticism over insurgent Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde’s keep in Guwahati together with MLAs who are supporting his rebellion against Uddhav Thackeray. Shinde has bought the help of over 40 MLAs amid his coup try.
As Guwahati noticed protests by employees of the Congress’s state unit on Friday, demanding that the breakaway faction leaders ought to depart the state, Sarma appeared very candid concerning the MLAs staying at a luxurious lodge. “I invite all MLAs – across the country – to come to the state. How can I tell people to not to come to the state’s hotels? This is not a federal structure.”
“It’s a matter of great happiness for me.” Speaking to information company ANI, when he was additional requested, what would he wish to say to Uddhav Thakeray, Himanta Sarma mentioned: “I would tell him.. he should also come to the state for vacation.”
Meanwhile, Assam noticed protests for the second straight day after the Trinamool Congress stir on Thursday. Congress employees have been seen protesting in Guwahati.
State Congress chief, Bhupen kumar Borah, has written to Eknath Shinde additionally. “Your presence in Guwahati with presence of ruling MLAs of Maharashtra, who has been kept in a hotel to topple the elected government of Maharashtra has not gone well with the Assamese people. Moreover Assam is suffering a devastating flood situation and the flood affected people are suffering severely in absence of flood relief,” reads the letter. Fifty-five lakh individuals within the state are affected and greater than 100 individuals have died, it says.
“I have written a letter to Sri Eknath Shinde, Minister of Maharashtra, requesting him to leave Assam along with his MLAs who are sheltering at hotel to topple the MVAGovt .The letter has been given to one on duty police officer at Hotel Radison Blu. (sic),” Borah wrote in a tweet. In one of many posts, the Assam Congress focused the CM: “Game of Thrones” is the only priority for BJP. While people are dying in flood, CM is busy in horse trading. What a pity!”
On Thursday, Gaurav Gogoi had instructed reporters: “If there’s a crisis, it’s that of floods. BJP has gone blind for power. There’re floods in Assam, PM should visit the state, announce special package but he’s busy toppling Maharashtra govt, or in Gujarat elections…Only power is everything for BJP.”