Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack against the ruling BJP government and said that he afraid Assam might return to the path of violence due to policies of the governments at the Centre and the state.
Gandhi, who was addressing a public rally in Guwahati's Khanapara, said the spirit of Assam Accord which brought peace to the state, should not be ruined. "I fear Assam is returning to the path of violence because of the BJP's policies," he said, referring to the amended Citizenship Act.
#WATCH Rahul Gandhi in Guwahati: Hum BJP aur RSS ko Assam ki history, bhasha ,sanskriti par akraman nahi karne denge. Assam ko Nagpur nahi chalayega, Assam ko RSS ke chaddi wale nahi chalayenge. Assam ko Assam ki janta chalayegi. pic.twitter.com/hzg4qaPRPv— ANI (@ANI) December 28, 2019
He said the BJP and the RSS will not be allowed to attack the culture, language and identity of Assam and the Northeast. "Assam can never progress with hatred and violence. Everyone has to come together and tell the BJP leaders that they can't attack the culture, language, identity and history of the state," Gandhi added.