Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday threatened to take felony motion towards Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for accusing his spouse of corruption.
Sisodia had earlier held a press convention accusing Sarma’s spouse Riniki Bhuyan Sharma of corruption in the course of the first wave of the pandemic. Responding to Sisodia’s costs, Sarma took to Twitter to defend his spouse.
He wrote, “At a time when all the nation was dealing with the worst pandemic in over 100 years , Assam hardly had any PPE Kits My spouse took the braveness of coming ahead and donating round 1500 freed from price to the government to save lots of lives She didn’t take a single penny.”
Sarma added, “Whilst you Mr Manish Sisodia at that time of time confirmed a totally totally different aspect. You refused my a number of calls to assist Assamese folks caught in Delhi. I can always remember one occasion once I needed to wait 7 days simply to get a Assamese covid sufferer’s physique from Delhi’s mortuary.”
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He concluded by threatening to take felony motion towards AAP chief, including that he would quickly see him in Guwahati. “Cease sermonising and I’ll see you quickly in Guwahati as you’ll face felony defamation,” Sarma wrote on Twitter.
At a time when all the nation was dealing with the worst pandemic in over 100 years , Assam hardly had any PPE Kits
My spouse took the braveness of coming ahead and donating round 1500 freed from price to the government to save lots of lives
She didn’t take a single penny. pic.twitter.com/ESPJ64qKen
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 4, 2022
Earlier, Sisodia had alleged that Sarma, then the house minister of Assam, had awarded emergency contracts to firms owned by his son’s enterprise companion and spouse Riniki Bhuyan Sharma to produce PPE Kits to the federal government. The corporate owned by Riniki Bhuyan Sharma was JCB Industries, which had no earlier expertise of constructing PPE Kits.
Sisodia had gone on to allege that although different governments have been shopping for PPE Kits for Rs. 600, the BJP chief and well being minister awarded the contract for Rs. 990 per equipment.
Sisodia had alleged that despite the fact that the businesses owned by the enterprise companions of Sarma’s son failed to produce the PPE Kits, the Assam authorities awarded them a second contract on the fee of Rs. 1680 per PPE Equipment.