Assam Clash Video Update; Two Killed, Nine Police Constable Injured at Dholpur Gorukhuti area | Violent clashes between police and people who went to remove possession, 2 killed in firing and lathi charge

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In Assam’s Darrang district, the police, who went to remove the occupation, clashed with the encroachers on Thursday. According to media reports, 2 people have died in this clash in Sipajhar. Many are also injured. Videos of this clash have also surfaced. A large number of policemen are present in it.

It is said that first people started pelting stones. After this the police took strict action. Some policemen are also seen firing bullets. A man moves towards the policemen with a stick. After this many policemen crack down on him. It is said that there was an atmosphere of tension here since Monday. According to the police, nine of his jawans have also been injured.

Darrang district SP Sushant Biswa Sarma said that the encroachers started pelting stones while protesting the administrative action. 9 policemen have been injured in this. Two villagers have also been injured in the incident, who have been admitted to the hospital. At present the situation is under control. It is being told that SP Sushant Biswa Sarma is the real brother of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Retired High Court judge will investigate the incident
Here, late in the evening, the state government has announced to get the incident investigated by a retired judge of the Gauhati High Court. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has tweeted about the whole matter. He directly blamed the state government for the violence. He described the event as fully sponsored. Rahul wrote, ‘Assam is burning in a state-sponsored fire. I stand with my brothers and sisters in Assam. No child in India deserves this.

Why is the encroachment being removed?
After the formation of the new government in the state, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had directed to remove the illegal occupation from here. The government says that this land will be used for agricultural projects. At the same time, local media says that 120 bighas of land of the village was vacated, which was allegedly attached to the ancient Shiva temple. Mostly Muslims of East Bengal origin live in this village.

There was fierce baton between the police and the villagers.

Government’s bulldozer on encroachers
The Assam government has been campaigning since June, ie after the formation of the new government, to remove the illegal land encroachment. On September 20, under this, the administration in Sipajhar of Darrang district claimed to have removed the possession of about 4,500 bighas of land. 800 families had illegally occupied here. The Chief Minister of the state Himanta Biswa Sarma himself has given this information by tweeting.

On Thursday, the administration once again started this campaign against about 200 families. The encroachers strongly opposed this action and attacked the police armed with sticks and sticks. It was only after this that the firing incident took place.

Congress said- CM is flouting the directions of the High Court
Assam Pradesh Congress President Bhupen Bora has described the police firing on the encroachers as a barbaric act. The Congress leader has said that in the crisis of Corona epidemic, the Guwahati High Court had directed to stop the campaign against encroachment, but due to the arbitrariness of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, people settled in Dholpur since the 1970s are being vacated the land. . If the government had to be removed, they would have made arrangements for their stay first. Whereas before eviction, the government should have made arrangements to resettle these people elsewhere.

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