Assam Congress president Ripun Bora has hit back at Union Home Minister Amit Shah over decrease conflict and violence in the State.

Ripun Bora stated that it was under the regime of the Congress that conflict and militancy came down in Assam.

Bora further accused Amit Shah of pushing Assam back to the days of conflict and militancy by introducing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

“It was the Assam Congress that brought Assam out of conflict and militancy. It was Amit Shah‘s CAA that pushed Assam back into conflict, curfews, and violence. Without peace there can be no progress. Assam wants Congress back,” Ripun Bora said.

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Assam Congress president Ripun Bora was reacting to the statement made by Home Minister Amit Shah in Nagaon on Thursday, where he stated that under PM Narendra Modi’s leadership conflict and violence in Assam decreased.

Amit Shah said: “There was a time when Assam was known for agitation and violence. PM Modi did everything to bring prestige to Assam.”

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