Dismissing Barua’s demand for a plebiscite on the “sovereignty” issue, Chief Minister Gogoi said 99 per cent people of Assam do not support Barua.
“My appeal to Paresh Barua is – come out and join active electoral politics if you really intend to do something good for the people of Assam,” Gogoi said.
By-elections were held for one assembly constituency each in Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
Gogoi also announced constituting a Green Brigade and committees to look after cleanliness in different localities.
Singh also announced immediate sanction and release of Rs 8 crore central share under disaster relief fund.
There is no iota of truth, it is politically motivated, aimed at misleading the people of the state,’ Gogoi said.
Gogoi said the PM did not mention about saving river Brahmaputra during his public address at the Madison Square.
Estimated to cost about Rs 300 crore, the gas-based power project will be set up in CM Tarun Gogoi’s constituency.
In neighbouring Meghalaya, at least 41 persons have lost their lives till Friday.
The cM’s letter to Modi also details the loss of life, damage to roads, bridges, houses and agricultural land in the flood.
Gogoi will also visit the relief camps opened by the district administration at Balbala, Agia and Bhalukdubi.
Army and BSF are pressed into rescue operations but are facing difficulties as most villages are still submerged.
NDRF and SDRF personnel are already operating in Goalpara, Dudhnoi and other places to evacuate the marooned people.
The local forecast for Guwahati and its neighbourhood until tomorrow is cloudy sky and continuous light to moderate rain with heavy to very heavy rain at times.
We have taken steps to prevent any such development and asked all concerned to remain cautious, he said.