In a turn of events during Rahul’s yatra in Guwahati, clashes erupted, leading to injuries sustained by Assam Congress Chief Bhupen Borah and party leader Jakir Hussain Sikdar. The confrontation unfolded between participants of the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra and the police on Tuesday.
The incident transpired as the yatra sought to enter Guwahati, encountering resistance that escalated into a clash with law enforcement. Notably, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had previously directed the yatra to follow National Highway 27, citing concerns about potential traffic congestion on the city’s crucial arterial roads.
The clash and injuries to prominent party figures add a layer of tension to Rahul’s rally in Guwahati, shedding light on the challenges faced during the yatra. The political event, intended to connect with the public, took an unexpected turn as clashes unfolded, raising questions about the handling of the yatra’s route and the resulting consequences.