Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday accepted defeat in the assembly polls and said the Congress party will play the role of a constructive opposition in the legislative assembly.
New facts emerge in Dimapur lynching: Syed Khan not a 'Bangladeshi illegal' but from a military family
It now turns out that not only was the victim of the lynching an Indian but he hailed from a family of army men.
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said that the security at Dimapur Central Jail, from where a rape accused was dragged out and lynched by a mob, was under central security forces who failed to stop the lynching.
In the past 13 years as Assam’s longest serving chief minister, Gogoi has never accepted the ineffectiveness of his political formula till the Narendra Modi wave swept across the country and Congress tally in Assam this Lok Sabha election came down to three from seven in 2009—its worst ever Lok Sabha poll performance in the state.