As insurgent Shiv Sena MLAs from Maharashtra continued to camp in Guwahati in BJP-ruled Assam, the state’s Congress unit chief, Bhupen Kumar Borah, on Friday requested their chief Eknath Shinde to depart instantly, saying that the MLAs are getting “royal hospitality” amid floods in Assam.
“Your presence is creating an unhealthy environment,” Mr Borah mentioned in his letter to Eknath Shinde.
The Congress is a associate of Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, together with Sharad Pawar’s NCP, in Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities. Chief Minister Thackeray is combating an unprecedented rise up that has seen greater than 40 MLAs backing Eknath Shinde, who are staying at Radisson Blu Resort in Guwahati since June 22.
I’ve written a letter to
Sri #EknathShinde Minister of #Maharashtra requesting him to depart Assam alongside together with his MLAs who’re sheltering at lodge to topple the #MVAGovt .The letter has been given to at least one on responsibility police officer at Resort Radison Blu.#MaharashtraPoliticalCrisispic.twitter.com/5msACuiNwC
— Bhupen kumar Borah (@BhupenKBorah) June 24, 2022
“Assam is a land the place individuals give a number of respect to ethics and values,” the state Congress chief wrote in his letter to Mr Shinde, “Your presence in Guwahati with MLAs of the ruling Shiv Sena from Maharashtra, who’ve been stored in a lodge for alleged horse-trading to topple the elected Authorities of Maharashtra and the continued media protection of the identical, has not gone [down] properly with the Assamese individuals.
He underlined that Assam is going through a devastating flood scenario: “In such a essential and deplorable scenario of the state, the presence of Shiv Sena MLAs in Guwahati and the busy actions of the Assam authorities in offering royal hospitality are fairly unfair and unacceptable.”
“Assam has been defamed by your presence,” Mr Borah additional wrote.
The Congress chief additionally attacked Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, saying that the state equipment must be busy with the administration of the flood disaster however the presence of the MLAs has created a hindrance.
“Contemplating the injury that you’ve precipitated to Assam and its individuals by your presence, I want to advise you to depart Assam on the earliest within the larger curiosity of the state,” Mr Borah informed Eknath Shinde.