Child stopped to attend a function addressed by Assam CM for wearing black jacket

first_imgA three-year-old child was allegedly stopped on Tuesday from attending a programme addressed by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for wearing a black jacket.The incident happened before Mr. Sonowal was to lay the foundation stone of a spun silk mill at Borgang in north-eastern Assam’s Biswanath district.“The security personnel did not allow my son to enter the venue as he was wearing a black jacket,” the mother of the child said.The Chief Minister has asked Assam’s Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia to conduct a probe and submit a report to take necessary action.Security forces across Assam have been cracking down on people waving black flags at lawmakers and officials or wearing black clothes as a statement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The BJP and affiliated organisations have been countering such protests with white flags.last_img

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