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Guwahati: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being feliciated during a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at Khanapara Veterinary field, in Guwahati. Congress MP from Assam Gaurav Gogoi is also seen (Photo: PTI)
Guwahati: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being feliciated during a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at Khanapara Veterinary field, in Guwahati. Congress MP from Assam Gaurav Gogoi is also seen (Photo: PTI)

Spirit of Assam Accord which brought in peace should not be ruined: Rahul Gandhi

  • BJP, RSS will not be allowed to attack culture, language and identity of Assam and Northeast, says the Congress leader at Guwahati rally
  • 'I fear Assam is returning to path of violence because of BJP's policies,' says Rahul Gandhi

Guwahati: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Assam might return to the path of violence due to policies of the BJP governments at the Centre and the state.

Gandhi, who was addressing a public rally here, said the spirit of Assam Accord which brought peace to the state, should not be ruined.

"I fear Assam is returning to the path of violence because of the BJP's policies," he said, referring to the amended Citizenship Act.

He said the BJP and the RSS will not be allowed to attack the culture, language and identity of Assam and the Northeast.

"Assam can never progress with hatred and violence. Everyone has to come together and tell the BJP leaders that they can't attack the culture, language, identity and history of the state," Gandhi added.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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