Guwahati: Assam Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Terash Gowala had an unpleasant experience at the Rajdhani Express when a fellow passenger allegedly assaulted him.
The incident took place when Gowala was travelling in the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express and had an argument with a fellow passenger of the same compartment on the issue of turning off the lights of their compartment.
Initially there was an argument and when exchange of words further heated up, the passenger allegedly assaulted Gowala.
Gowala said, ” I was travelling with my family on the Rajdhani Express from Guwahati to Dibrugarh when he attacked me following a heated argument on turning off the lights.”
Gowala then immediately informed the matter to the railway police force.
Later the assaulter identified as Ramakanta Roy, a resident of Hojai district was arrested at the Lumding railway station.
Meanwhile, Lumding MLA Shibu Mishra and several BJP party workers gathered at the Lumding station to meet Gowala upon recieving the news.
Reportedly, several angry BJP workers attacked the arrested Ramakanta Roy leading to a tense situation.