Congress demands probe into security lapses over CJI's visit to Kamakhya temple on October 17

GUWAHATI: Terming that Assam government has made “scapegoats” through suspending a junior-level police officer over safety lapses during leader justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi’s consult with to Kamakhya temple here on October 17, Congress on Sunday demanded inquiry through a sitting or retired prime court docket judge to fix responsibility and preventing the apply of arbitrarily assigning protocol duties.

“The unlucky incident involving the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India on the Kamakhya Mandir on October 17 has once again exposed the desperate strive through the state government to delight political personalities belonging to the ruling dispensation through the usage of the government equipment. This sort of out of place priorities has resulted in a Junior State Service Officer and a police officer being made scapegoats and positioned underneath suspension,” leader of the opposition and Congress legislator Debabrata Saikia stated.

Saikia stated an inquiry through a sitting or a retired judge will have to be carried out to will have to repair responsibility and eliminate an arbitrary way of assigning protocol duties.

“The apply of making scapegoats of junior state-level officers will have to be executed away with and the penalized junior officers will have to be right away reinstated,” Saikia demanded.

The government on Saturday suspended Guwahati West Deputy Commissioner of Police Bhanwar Lal Meena for lapses in safety on the time the CJI was once on a consult with to the Kamakhya temple.


CJI and his spouse’s consult with intimated through the General Administration Department to all concerned. The government stated lapse of ok safety preparations for the Chief Justice at Kamakhya Temple caused him inconvenience.


Ahead of CJI, BJP president Amit Shah had visited the temple on the identical day in conjunction with Assam leader minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.


“In terms of protocol, Chief Justice of India has priority over any political personalities and as in line with norms, a Commissioner-level officer will have to have been deputed to coordinate the consult with of the CJI and ensure due courtesy to His Lordship. This was once now not executed as a result of taking the cue from the State Government, the officers had been busy bending over backward to delight their political masters,” Saikia stated.


He stated status of the people of Assam has been dented through the fact that in his home state, the CJI was once kept waiting outdoor the temple whilst political personalities had been being entertained throughout the temple.
Congress demands probe into security lapses over CJI's visit to Kamakhya temple on October 17 Congress demands probe into security lapses over CJI's visit to Kamakhya temple on October 17 Reviewed by kailash soni on October 21, 2018 Rating: 5
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