Sibsagar MLA Akhil Gogoi on Monday alleged that the Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly only “controls” the opposition at the Assembly and not the ruling party.

Speaking to the media, Akhil Gogoi said that during the Assembly session, the Speaker of the House had only controlled the opposition parties but remained silent on the wrongs of the ruling party.

He said that members of the ruling party, including the Chief Minister, are involved in disrupting important discussions in the House by various gestures.

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“Every time, we try to bring an important topic for discussion, ruling party members would start creating diversions by making noises and gestures”, he said.

Gogoi further added, “Even Chief Minister himself makes certain gestures while someone is speaking to divert the person from taking part in important discussions.”

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He also alleged that every time, he tried to raise a topic, the ruling party members would interrupt and prevent him from even making a state.


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