Assam Congress to expel nine legislators for ‘anti- party activities’

Guhawati, Oct.4 (ANI): The ruling Congress here has decided to expel its nine legislators for carrying out “anti- party” activities.

State Congress president Anjan Dutta said that the committee has recommended expulsion of nine MLAs from the party owing to their anti-party activities. He said that the party will take a formal decision of their expulsion soon.

According to reports, among the nine legislators, four MLAs Pradan Baruah, Jayanta Malla Baruah, Piyush Hazarika and Pallab Lochan Das were suspended from Congress for six years on August 30. The party has also served show-cause to the remaining five legislators but they have “not replied” to it.

On 5th of September, the nine MLAs had met BJP president Amit Shah to support the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. All nine MLAs are close aide of former Congress minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who has recently joined the BJP. (ANI)

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