Assam BJP leader Pabitra Margherita said Rahul Gandhi's comment on the geography of India excluding the North East would encourage the internal and external separatist forces of the.
Guwahati: The Assam BJP on Monday (February 14) has filed several hundred FIR against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi under sedition charges for his tweet deleting NorthEast from the description of India.
Assam BJP senior spokesperson Pabitra Margherita told 'Organiser' that the people of Assam don't agree with the doctrine of Rahul Gandhi. From Jawaharlal Nehru to Rahul Gandhi, the top leaders of the Congress party have shown a step-motherly attitude towards North East.
The Assam Pradesh BJP, Mahila Morcha, BJYM, various district committees, Morchas filed complaints against the Congress leader separately across Assam.
Rahul Gandhi, recently in a tweet, described India from Kashmir to Kerala and Gujarat to West Bengal. Top political leaders of North East, including Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Dev, Manipur CM N Biren Singh, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, reacted sharply to the Rahul Gandhi version of India, which doesn't include the North-Eastern region.
Assam BJP SpokesPerson Margherita further said Rahul Gandhi's comment on the geography of India excluding the North East would encourage the internal and external separatist forces of the region. He is a top-ranked opposition leader, and his comment will be taken seriously and encourage separatist forces, said Assam BJP.
Margherita further said Assam and North-East have been an integral part of India from the prehistoric era and will remain so for another thousand years. "Once Jawaharlal Nehru bid adieu to Assam during the 1962 war saying my tears goes with the people of Assam, now Rahul Gandhi deleted North East from his description of India. The people of the region will never forgive the Congress leadership for their continuous insult of the region," he added.