Congress Chief Bhupen Borah Rides On Cattle Cart To Protest Price Rise


KOKRAJHAR, OCT 12: Expressing serious concern over the repeatedly sky rocketing price rise on essential commodities including fuels, Opposition Congress party today carried out a protest rally riding on cattle cart at Gossaigaon town of Kokrajhar district.

APCC president Bhupen Borah and Deputy leader in Assembly Rokibul Hussain rided at the cart and strongly protested the sky rocketing price rises which has been creating resented and miserable situation among the common masses.

APCC president Borah slammed the BJP led NDA alliance government for failing to work for the welfare and development of the state.

He said that today Congress party has been emphasizing for a healthy and welfare state and accordingly sounded strong voice against the price rises.

The rally saw a protest demonstration with holding LPG cylinder on the cattle cart which was started from Gossaigaon Sasanghat along the national highway and traversed to Gossaigaon town and it’s adjoining areas.

The Congress party termed that NDA government has failed to work for welfare and development of the common masses as citizens are facing severe financial hardships due to uncontrolled price rises on essential commodities and fuels.

Borah accused of that the BJP led NDA alliance government is not able to checking the price rises on essential commodities and maintaining healthy integration among other citizens in the state.

Borah today while addressing election campaign in support of Congress candidate Jowel Tudu for Gossaigaon LAC assembly by-polls said that BJP led NDA government has totally failed to address the people’s welfare and development as BJP had promised all possible parivartan among the society in the state, but today common masses are facing repeatedly price rises on essential commodities including fuels.

He said that today peoples of the state must stand united against the BJP party to defeat the BJP party by voting in favour to Congress party in my Assembly by-polls in a massive manner.

He has alleged that the BJP party never thought for welfare and integration among the society and accordingly doing unsuited environment across the state since it’s voted to the power.

He said that BJP had promised huge hopes and aspiration for the society, but today BJP party forget all assurance and promises.

On the Opposition united stand spirit, Borah said that the Opposition forces fully divided into two parts due to the deep conspiracy from the ruling BJP party.

“Somebody openly appreciates Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and some other are getting healthy discussion with cabinet ministers to maintain his good relations with the government. The opposition parties must maintain integration to defeat the BJP party from the power”, Borah said.

Borah has claimed that Congress party candidates are getting last laugh from the contesting five constituencies in the assembly by-polls including Gossaigaon LAC.

He has urged the citizens of the state to come forward to extend support to BPF party candidate in BTR”, Borah said.

On BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary, Borah said that now Hagrama Mohilary is becoming aimless and lined up to the BJP party for entry into NDA alliance.

” Mohilary is now showing his gravity to the chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma to make himself safety and protection from the BJP led NDA alliance government in the state”, Borah added.