Election Commission bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours
The commission on Friday barred Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma from movement for forty-eight with immediate result for allegedly creating threatening remarks against Bodoland People’s Front chief Hagrama Mohilary. The Commission herewith powerfully condemns the impugned statements created by Himanta Biswa Sarma.
“The Commission bars him from holding any public conferences, public processions, public rallies, roadshows, interviews and public utterances in media (electronic, print, social media) in reference to current elections for forty eight hours from the immediate result on April 02 (Friday),” the order scan.
The Congress had approached the world organization hard to please action against Sarma for his remark that Mohilary would be sent to jail through central probe agency NIA if he will “extremism” with rebel leader M Batha.
The Bodoland People’s Front is an ally of the Congress in Assam. It had been antecedently with the BJP. On Thursday, the world organization notice to Sarma quoted a transcript of the speech provided by the state election machinery.
“If Hagrama will political theory with Batha he can visit jail. this can be straight spoken. If Hagrama encourages Batha, he can visit jail. Already got plenty of proof. This case is being given to NIA,” in step with some of Sarma’s speech created a part of the notice.