Bhubaneswar rubbishes Gogoi’s allegation


Former Congress Rajya Sabha MP Bhubaneswar Kalita, who joined the BJP recently, said rubbished former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s allegation against him and maintained that Gogoi has made baseless allegation.

Tarun Gogoi on Saturday alleged that Bhubaneswar Kalita was involved in the infamous Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam. Addressing the media in Guwahati, Gogoi had said, “I have heard that Kalita was involved in the CWC scam.”

Then Assam CM Tarun Gogoi with then Congress leader Bhubaneswar Kalita during a press conference in Guwahati in 2015

Reacting to Gogoi’s remarks, Kalita on Sunday said, “It is nothing but a baseless allegation. We all know that Gogoi always arranges press meet only to make various baseless statements.”

Kalita further asked Gogoi, “If I was involved in the CWG scam, then why my name has not come up during its investigation?” Kalita, who joined BJP on August 9, reached Guwahati on Saturday.

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