Official sources said the accused along with the co-accused had allegedly demanded Rs1lakh from Goswami for a work.
In a letter, the party urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to not table the Bill in Parliament in haste even as it demanded the introduction of inner line permit system in Assam.
KMSS, which has been vitriolic in its attack of the ruling BJP for pushing the “communal” Bill by ignoring the voices of the people, appealed to various protesting organisations to unite.
They are enraged that the Centre will get the Bill passed in Parliament ignoring the sentiments of people in Assam and the Northeast.
Mariani MLA, Rupjyoti Kurmi, told journalists that he was aggrieved that the government was planning to sell the two public sector undertakings, Nagaon Paper Mill and Cachar Paper Mill.
In Guwahati, unknown protestors put up posters with messages against the Bill outside the private residences of the CM’s media advisor Hrishikesh Goswami.
BJP demands apology from Adhir Chowdhury for calling Modi, Shah 'infilitrators', raises Sonia's foreign origin
In an apparent way, Joshi also called Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi an "infiltrator" in reference to her foreign origins.
AGP MLA Ramendra Narayan Kalita said that in Guwahati 248 cases were registered.
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Assam government has requested Shah to reject the NRC in the current form.
He said he would engage himself socially and try to keep extending his service to society.
Raising the issue during zero hour on the floor of the Assembly, Congress legislature party leader Debabrata Saikia said such a statement was unbecoming of a member of the House.
This is for the first time in Assam that the retail price of onions has touched Rs.100 a kg. Till a fortnight ago, onion was sold at Rs.60 a kg in the state.
The Centre on Thursday extended for five years the ban on insurgent outfit United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and its factions, wings and fronts for continuing subversive activities,
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said the country-wise NRC should have a common cut-off date, otherwise, people will be able to take Indian citizenship.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai, however, told the Rajya Sabha that none of them died due to “apprehension or fear”. “They died due to various illnesses,” he said.