Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya denies signing agreement

Assam Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya on Saturday denied signing any agreement regarding the passage to the office of Sagar Bizz Plex in Ulubari area in Guwahati.

Speaking to media, the Minister said, “This is my land and I have the complete authority to allow or not allow anyone to use the passage.” He also alleged the builders had left no space for their entry into the Sagar Bizz Plex and upon their request he allowed some space in his part of land for commercial use till Sagar Bizz Plex get a permanent solution into the matter.

Earlier, in the FIR, owners of Sagar Bizz Plex said that there was an agreement between them and Minister Bhattacharya that allowed the use of a common passage to the office of Sagar Bizz Plex.

Meanwhile, following the FIR lodged against the Minister, the Paltan Bazar police visited the building on Friday night. However, the Minister on Saturday once again blocked the passage for the tenants and officials of Sagar Bizz Plex. Later, police and CRPF personal reached the spot to control the situation.

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