Barpeta: Thursday’s Barpeta parliament protested the arrest of Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani.
Bupenbora, chairman of the Assam Pradesh Parliamentary Commission, and Miraborta Coeur, chairman of the Assam Mahira Parliament, also participated in the protest. Bupenbora said many criminals were free to move around in the society, but Mevani was arrested in a false case.
¬Mira Borthakur accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of the arrest of Mevani. She said her right to free speech was reduced. Police stopped the protesters and took them to Baradi’s Barpeta Police Reserve.
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