Assam Congress leaders meet Akhil Gogoi in Dibrugarh jail


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DIBRUGARH: Chief of opposition Debabrata Saikia and fellow legislator Rupjyoti Kurmi met the incarcerated chief of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi, on the Dibrugarh Central Jail on Wednesday.
The 2 Congress legislators arrived on the jail premises at 11.30am to satisfy the 41-year-old chief and RTI activist after acquiring prior permission from the jail authorities. The assembly, which went on for round 60 minutes, was termed as a 'courtesy go to' by Mariani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi who additionally accused the BJP-led authorities of following a vindictive coverage towards anybody who dares to boost voice towards the federal government.
"We needed to precise our solidarity with Akhil who has been a sufferer of the BJP authorities's vengeful angle. Akhil has all the time raised his voice towards essential points like huge dams, Hindu migrants and Nagalim. The current authorities is making an attempt to throttle the voice of democracy. He used to severely criticize Tarun Gogoi when he was the chief minister, however our authorities by no means tried to suppress his voice," Kurmi stated after assembly the KMSS chief.
Saikia, who represents the Amguri meeting seat and son of former CM Hiteswar Saikia, stated that the BJP talks about jati, mati, bheti, however when Akhil raised his voice on main points like mega dam, land patta for landless, Hindu Bangladeshis and Nagalim, the federal government painted him as traitor and guide him underneath NSA.
Akhil ,who's dealing with sedition and different expenses, has been in Dibrugarh jail since September 14 after he was arrested on cost of delivering a provocative speech at a public rally within the Bamunbari space of Moran on September 12 final the place he's stated to have urged individuals to take up AK-47 rifles of their motion towards the federal government.