Guwahati: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma recently took a dig at Raijor Dal's president Akhil Gogoi and said that the peasant leader can only allot land pattas in 'Mars' but is unable to do so in the state. This comment was made by the Assam CM in regards to the promise made by Akhil Gogoi to provide land pattas to the people of Mariani Constituency.
Addressing a rally at Dingapara Tea Estate, the Assam CM had said, "Unwavering trust of people in NDA was palpable at Dingapara Tea Estate and it sends a message to our opposition ~ people of Mariani will not fall for their political gimmicks. We're committed for development. We'll make sure to upgrade all high schools to higher secondary schools." CM Sarma had taken part in the by-election campaign for Mariani constituency's former MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi.
During the campaign, the Assam CM also promised the crowd that the Assam government will provide bleaching powder and electricity for clean drinking water for free of cost. Electric meters will also be installed in all households in addition to 3 ambulances that will be made available in 45 days.
He added, "Dibong Wildlife Sanctuary will be transformed into a tourist destination."
In a separate campaign that was held at Hatgarh TE football field, the man-elephant conflict was promised to be resolved by the CM by setting up low voltage electric fencing.
A new government college was also promised by the Assam CM to be set up in Mariani.
CM Sarma said, "Guesthouses will be constructed near all medical colleges and hospitals for attendants of patients belonging to tea garden areas. All hospitals under ATC will be brought under and managed by NHM for better treatment facilities. Electric connections will be given to all households in Mariani constituency. To improve connectivity, Madhupur Gaon Road and Debajit Bora Memorial Road will be built in 3 months."