Rajnath Singh speaks to CM Sonowal over Guwahati blasts


Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal regarding the blasts in Guwahati on Wednesday evening that left as many as 12 people injured.And Assam’s Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal  apprised him of the situation.

The police and other agencies are investigating the incident. The HM prays for the speedy recovery of the injured,” the office of the Home Minister of India tweeted.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has condemned the incident and said, “Whoever might trigger the blast, it’s an act of cowardice”. He directed state DGP Kuladhar Saikia to immediately arrest the people involved in the incident.

DGP Kuladhar Saikia, on the other hand, said: “For a few a days the police have taken some special measures to bring about awareness among the people. Preliminary investigation into the blast has been started. In the past few days operations against militants have been intensified, making many of them surrender. Militants have felt the blow. Now we are to ascertain if this grenade attack on security personnel and the recent blow on militants have any connection. Our investigation is on.”

Minister of State for Health Piyush Hazarika rushed to the GMCH to take stock of those injured in the blast.

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