Assam Finance Min Himanta Biswa files Rs 100 cr defamation suit against ABP News
TNT News | Guwahati, June 22, 2018:
Assam Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday filed a Rs 100 crore defamation suit against a news channel, ABP News before the Civil Judge,Sr division, Kamrup District, Guwahati.
An outraged Sarma took to Twitter yesterday pouring out his view on the matter. He tweeted -"I am outraged by a
@abpnewstv News report linking me to a person whom I have never met or known in my life. @abpnewstv news report has defamed me in public light."
It was informed that in a recent news report telecast by the TV channel, the minister's name was linked to a power broker in New Delhi, Anju Poddar that has reportedly prompted the PMO to ask the Enforcement Directorate to hold an inquiry to check the veracity of the news.
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