Guwahati protest turns deadly

Guwahati, Jun 22: The rally in Guwahati led by RTI activist Akhil Gogoi turned violent after police stormed in and lathi charged the protestors on Jun 22 (today).

The rally was organised by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) against evicting people settled around hills in Guwahati.

Tear gas shells were fired by the police to control the violent protestors.

Three people including one minor have been killed so far.

Calling Akhil Gogoi a "political man in the garb of a social activist", Chief Minister, Assam, Tarun Gogoi said that the RTI activist had a “hidden political agenda".

OneIndia News

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