Responding toallegations that PM Modi called off his Assam visit due to anti-CAA protests,Himanta Biswa Sarma stated that his visit was never confirmed.
NEDA Convener and Assamminister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said, "From where does this questionarise when the Prime Minister never confirmed his visit. How can you call itcancellation, if it was not confirmed?"
Congress MP GauravGogoi tweeted, "Prime Minister Modi cancels his second visit to Guwahatiin two months. Clearly BJP does not want a repeat of the cancelled T-20 cricketmatch in Guwahati where the audience booed the BJP CM Sarbananda Sonowal, FMHimanta Biswa Sarma and BCCI Secretary."
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will be present at the opening ceremony of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, which will be held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati on Friday.