Two youths held by Jorhat Police for showing black flag at Cinnamora Tea Estate
JORHAT: Two youths were picked up by Jorhat Police for shouting slogans and showing black flag during the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the primary health centre at Cinnamora Tea Estate playground during Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli’s speech on Monday.
The two youths, identified as Dipankar Gogoi and Pritom Talukdar, rose from their seats and shouted ‘Jai Ai Asom’ and raised black flags from the audience seat of the second row.
They were later released by police while the Chief Minister, after interacting with the media, rushed to Cinnamora ONGC Complex from where he left for Guwahati in a Pawan Hans helicopter along with Union Minister Rameswar Teli. Moreover, several members of Jorhat district Congress committee staged protest in the premises of the ATCL regional office, Cinnamora to press their demand for scraping the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but later police forced them out from the premises to avoid an untoward situation, said Imdad Ali, Additional SP (security).