GUWAHATI: Lok Sabha MP Gaurav Gogoi has been appointed as the leader of the new Congress committee in Bodoland Territorial region on Sunday.
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Bhupen Kumar Borah has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Lok Sabha MP Gaurav Gogoi, to take stock of organizational matters in the Bodo Territorial Region ( BTR), stated a report on Sunday.
Besides, the Deputy Leader of the party in Lok Sabha, the other members of the committee are MLAs Jadav Swargiary and Abdus Sobhan Ali Sarkar, Bisti Basumatary, Shankar Prasad Roy, Jewel Tudu, and Klengdon Ingti.
The convenor of the committee is Bhaskar Dahal.
Earlier, Assam's Indian National Congress Party protested at Rajiv Bhavan in Guwahati, reportedly against a price hike.
According to reports, the Congress party's demonstration at Rajiv Bhavan is in response to the rising cost of living.
The APCC has banded together and asked the government to halt the price hike of all basic items today and work towards bringing the price hike under control so as the common people don't have to bear the brunt of it.
In the midst of the pandemic which has brought turmoil into the lives of people on all fronts, the Assam Pradesh Congress Party claimed that the massive price hike on essential commodities has severely affected the people of Assam leading them through hardships and turning their lives upside down.
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee has also urged that the BJP led state administration take immediate action to counter the massive price hike in mostly all the commodities in Assam.
Meanwhile, the protestors at Rajiv Bhawan have been apprehended by Guwahati Police.
The opposition parties, the Congress, the AIUDF, and the CPI (M), proposed three adjournment motions to debate the problem of rising fuel, diesel, cooking gas, and all other basic commodities, but Speaker Biswajit Daimary refused to accept them.