Assam terror attack: Stern action will be taken against extremist outfits, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

August 5, 2016 10:36 AM

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Assam terror attack: Stern action will be taken against extremist outfits, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam attack: Our government is committed to take stern action against extremist outfits, said the state CM Sarbananda Sonowal, following a terrorist attack in Kokrajhar. “This is a very sorry state of affairs. We pray to all-mighty for the departed souls and also express deep condolences to their families. Our government is committed to ensure the protection of lives and properties of people of Assam,” Sonowal said. “We have immediately directed our DG and senior police officials to rush to the spot…Our senior minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma is also moving to the spot. Our government is committed to take stern action against those extremist outfits to ensure the protection of the civilians,” he added.

Sonowal went on to say, “In this regard our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji and Home Minister Rajnath Singh ji have also discussed the matter with me. They have also expressed their deep condolence to the families of the deceased.” The Assam CM announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the ...

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