GUWAHATI, Sept 26 - Warning against attempts at communal polarisation in the run-up to the Assembly polls, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that �some forces� are trying to create communal tension in Assam.
Speaking to reporters at the State Secretariat here, Gogoi said that both �Islamic and Hindu fundamentalist� elements are attempting to foment trouble in the State. He added that such attempts are likely to intensify as the polls get nearer.
�Idd passed off peacefully despite attempts by some forces to create communal tension. We got intelligence inputs that some forces were trying to create communal tension in the Idd festival yesterday. But our police and other security forces prevented that successfully,� he said.
Regarding the communal tension in the Agomoni Police Station area of Dhubri, Gogoi said that the situation is under control.