Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal telephoned Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and apprised him about the incidents of gas explosion at oilfields in Baghjan, Tinsukia.
He urged the Union Minister to take immediate remedial measures to assuage the situation and the Union Petroleum Minister assured of all possible support in this regard.
The Chief Minister also talked to CMD of OIL Sushil Chandra Mishra over the phone and discussed the situation arising out of the gas explosion incidents. Sonowal urged the CMD OIL to take immediate steps to ensure the safety of public health in the vicinity of oilfields explosion while stopping gas leakage at the earliest to prevent any further damage.
The Chief Minister also directed Chairman of Assam Pollution Control Board Y. Suryanarayana to visit the site of the incidents. Likewise, CMD OIL Sushil Chandra Mishra would visit the Baghjan oilfields tomorrow along with Chairman of Assam Pollution Control Board to take stock of the situation and take remedial measures.