Ajmal enemy of Assam; I am extremist in protecting Indian, Assamese culture: Himanta Biswa Sarma3 min read 14 Feb 2021, 05:56 PM IST
On being pointed out to the issues of Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and unemployment, tHimanta Biswa Sarma said these are no more the poll issues in the state.
GUWAHATI : Labelling AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal as the "enemy of Assam", state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday asserted that he is an extremist in protecting Indian and the Assamese culture. Accusing Ajmal of trying to do something alien to Assamese culture, Sarma, the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor, said he will talk about politics of identity till the Lok Sabha MP and opposition leader is in the political scene. Ajmal, Lok Sabha member from Dhubri heads All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) which has 14 MLAs mostly from the minority Muslims dominated areas of Assam at present. AIUDF has teamed up with Congress and four other political parties to form a Grand Alliance against the ruling BJP in the upcoming state polls.