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NCHAC scam: Assam CM threatens to quit politics
Published on 27 Jun. 2010 11:13 PM IST
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Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi blasted the state’s main opposition party Asom Gana Parisad (AGP) on Sunday, and said he is willing to resign from his chair and even quit politics, if the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) finds anything against him in connection with Rs 1000-crore scam in North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC).
According to India Blooms News Service (IBNS), in a public meeting, Gogoi said, no record has been found that says any minister of Assam cabinet is involved in the scam.” Gogoi said, “Two times former Assam Chief Minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, who earlier brought an allegation in connection with Rs 400-crore Letter of Credit (LOC) scam, is now alleging that I and other seven cabinet ministers are involved in the multi-crore NCHAC scam”. Earlier, AGP and few political parties, organizations alleged that Gogoi is trying to protect his seven cabinet ministers.
“I am not going to protect anyone. If anyone can prove involvement of any minister in the scam we will take action against him,” Assam CM said adding he would resign from chief ministership and quit politics if anyone could prove that the allegations against him were true. Gogio also assured to extend all possible help to CBI or NIA.

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