Will put Sherman in jail: Himanta

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Published: October 31,2020 01:55 PM
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October 31, 2020: In a brazen attack on Congress MLA Sherman Ali Ahmed, Assam minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma has threatened to put him behind bars.

October 31, 2020: In a brazen attack on Congress MLA Sherman Ali Ahmed, Assam minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma has threatened to put him behind bars for the latter's demand for a 'Miya museum" at the SRimanta Shankardev Kalakshetra.



"Sherman Ali will go to jail after our next government comes to power for what he said on "lungi", said Dr. Sharma while addressing mediapersons in Guwahati on Saturday.



"We will put him in jail after the election. If we do so now, he will get some additional sympathy votes. We will not allow that to happen," the minister announced.



Dr. Sharma was furious over the Baghbor Congress MLA for the latter's reported comment that the "lungi" will be preserved at the proposed museum.



He also attacked the Congress on the issue and critcised the rational behind the party's stand.



He said that the government would not allow anyone to divide the Assamese society while asserting that the BJP was not anti-Muslim. "PM Modiji has always praised the Sufi culture of the Assamese Muslims."