Assam: People’s liking for fascism, communalism and autocracy worry some, says Opposition

Assam: People’s liking for fascism, communalism and autocracy worry some, says Opposition

GUWAHATI: The opposition in Assam has stated that it is worried about the common people’s liking for fascism, communalism and autocracy.

Assam opposition claimed secularism is being attacked, and that an attempt was made to derail the Constitution.

Addressing the Assam assembly CPI-M legislator – Manoranjan Talukdar said, “Secularism is being attacked. Attempts are made to destroy the Constitution.”

“Voices opposing government’s decisions are branded as anti-national. This will weaken democracy,” he added.

Meanwhile, Raijor Dal MLA Akhil Gogoi said: “From 2014 onwards, there has been a situation similar to emergency.”

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“After 75 years of India’s independence, a religious, feudal and casteist society is being made,” Akhil Gogoi said.

Gogoi said that the common people like fascism and communalism, which is extremely worrying.

A special one-day session of Assam was held on Wednesday in commemoration of Azadi Kal Amrit Mahotsav.