Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Takes a Stand Against Derogatory Comments on Religion

Correspondent Correspondent
Tuesday, September 05, 2023
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Takes a Stand Against Derogatory Comments on Religion
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Denounces Derogatory Comments, Accuses Congress of Targeting Hindus.
In a recent statement, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma firmly expressed his commitment to ensuring that derogatory comments against any religion would not be tolerated under his leadership. He asserted that his government's stance is to foster harmony and respect among all religious communities.

Sarma's statement comes in response to a series of comments made by certain leaders and allies affiliated with the Congress party. He alleges that the Congress party has a hidden agenda against the Hindu community and is actively instructing its members to make disparaging remarks.

The Chief Minister emphasized that his government's primary objective is to promote religious tolerance and communal harmony. He reiterated his commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of every citizen, regardless of their religious beliefs.

Sarma stated, "We believe in unity in diversity. Assam has a rich cultural heritage, and we must cherish and preserve it. Targeting any religion with derogatory comments is against the principles of our democratic and secular nation."

He further urged political leaders to refrain from using religion as a tool for divisive politics and instead focus on addressing the real issues affecting the people of Assam. Sarma's strong stance against derogatory comments and his dedication to fostering religious harmony send a clear message that his government is committed to maintaining a peaceful and inclusive society for all its residents.