Guwahati, Oct 12: Anonymous individuals have issued threats to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma through a series of ominous posters. These menacing posters were discovered in the Aggyathuri area of Kamrup district, situated near Ganesh Mandir. The Aggyathuri area was previously part of the Jalukbari constituency but is now included within Hajo.
The unsettling posters, which are inscribed in the Assamese language, conveyed a chilling message. They warned Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to desist from taking actions that are perceived as harmful to Assam or face dire consequences. This threat emerges in the wake of a series of controversies involving the Chief Minister and his wife, sparking significant discussion and debate within the state.
The appearance of such threatening posters has understandably caused alarm and raised questions regarding the security and well-being of the Chief Minister. The ominous tone and menacing language employed in these messages are a matter of serious concern and require prompt attention from law enforcement authorities.
Himanta Biswa Sarma, a prominent political figure in Assam, assumed office as the Chief Minister in May 2021. Since then, his tenure has been marked by a series of policy decisions, political initiatives, and public statements that have generated both support and controversy. Sarma’s tenure has seen active engagement with various issues, including healthcare, education, and infrastructure development.
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However, his administration has also encountered criticism on multiple fronts, with some segments of the population expressing concerns about specific policies and actions. Such controversies are an inherent aspect of democratic governance, and they contribute to the dynamic discourse within the state.
Political discourse and criticism are fundamental to a vibrant democracy, and citizens have the right to express their concerns and grievances.
Threats and intimidation have no place in a democratic society and must be unequivocally condemned. The safety and security of public figures, including Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, are paramount, and it is the duty of law enforcement agencies to ensure that individuals are protected from harm and intimidation.