“Some misguided elements of our society may have ignored the messages patriotism of the sages and even belittled the sacrifices made by martyrs and given boycott calls of Independence Day,"Sonowal said.
Kalikho Pul, who had accepted the Supreme Court order, however was found hanging on August 9 from a ceiling fan in one of the bedrooms of the chief minister’s official bungalow in Itanagar which he had not yet vacated.
Trouble first began with a group of autorickshaw drivers and cabbies getting into a heated argument over the latter parking their cars in places ‘designated’ for auto parking near the Guwahati railway station late last night.
Kalikho Pul, according to official sources in Itanagar, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in one of the bedrooms of the CM's official bungalow which had not yet vacated after the apex court verdict had dismissed him on July 13.
The floods have so far left more than 30 people dead, affected more than 37 lakh people in more than 4,000 villages across Assam’s 28 districts, and left nearly 42,000 houses fully or partially damaged.
Assam floods: Of over 100 animals rescued by forest guards, NGOs and local people, 18 including eight rhinos are currently undergoing treatment at the CWRC, the country’s only wildlife field hospital in Kaziranga.