"He did not ask me or the state's chief secretary, the director general of police or any other official to go along with him to the border. I was waiting and expecting a call, but he (Singh) did not", Gogoi said.
    
"He took AASU (All Assam Students Union) leaders, but refused to take the Government of Assam officials. Only after criticism came out in the media, the next day he took some officials.
     
"It is a ploy to take full political benefit on the eve of the upcoming Assembly elections. Who is playing politics?", Gogoi asked. He did not even take the MPs and MLAs from that area along with him, the chief minister alleged.
      
"He came here as the country's Home minister but he did not think it fit to discuss with me, the chief secretary or any official the law and order situation in Assam, the insurgency problem here, the NRC (National Register of Citizens) going on here currently", Gogoi cited.
     
"Coming at the government cost, he has to do government job. He has not come here for poll campaigning," the chief minister said. "At a time of the Pathankot attack by Pakistani terrorists, the Union Home minister instead of going there came to Assam for just one programme," he said.

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