Assam Youth Congress on Sunday alleged that an illegal coal syndicate is going on in Upper Assam, and dared Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to order a CBI enquiry into this matter.
State Youth Congress president, Kamrul Choudhury, alleged that the syndicate is functioning under the current Sarbananda Sonowal-led government and very soon, threatened to initiate a massive protest against it.
Kamrul added, “If Sarbananda Sonowal is not connected, then how did his name get involved in this? One can be wrapped up in controversy only if the person is somehow connected to it. If Sarbananda Sonowal is not connected to the syndicate, then he should prove it by ordering a CBI enquiry into it.”
He added that the BJP government came to power by keeping a "zero-tolerance against corruption" as a prime issue but after coming to power, it seems that they too are engaged in various corrupt practices.
He claimed that they have various inputs of some police officials from the area being actively involved in the coal and wood syndicates, and challenged the CM to take actions against these officers.
He further said that the CM should transfer all the officers of the Bordumsa, Jagun, Santipur and Kakopathar police stations in order to stomp out the illegal syndicates.
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