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Sankardeva road in Delhi

New Delhi is likely to get a road named after Sankardeva. The Delhi government is believed to have been actively considering a road to be named after the saint.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to give his final consent in the next couple of weeks. He has received the proposal from his Assam counterpart for a road to be named after Sankardeva.  

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Nagaon district administration gearing up for Panchayat election

17 Dec 2007 - 10:54am | Dibya J Borthakur
In view of the ensuing panchayat elections that will be held on January 4 and 9 respectively in Nagaon district, a meeting of all political parties with the Nagaon Deputy Commissioner Dr. J Balaji was held in the DC's chamber on December 7. The meeting held under the presidentship of Deputy Commissioner and was attended by Superintendent of Police Nitul Gogoi, all Block development officers of Nagaon district, Additional deputy commissioners and all SDO's besides the Presidents and Secretaries of respective political parties of Nagaon district.

The DC informed that already 1,438 polling stations have been set up in Nagaon town and there are total 7,52,000 voters against these stations. The district administration will recruit 8,640 Polling Presiding officers to operate the polling stations. He further said that Rs.1 crore will be expended for this election.

According to rules and regulations of panchayat polls, all candidates must have to submit two types of 'Oathpapers' (affidavit).

These two types are criminal affidavit and account of own properties, educational qualification, government repayment etc.

The DC also informed that three 'observer' from Guwahati will come to look into the election in the entire Nagaon district. The meeting also discussed other matters related to the election.

Balaji, in his speech, also appealed to all political parties for help and co-operation for smooth conduct of a free and fair poll.

Tractors distributed in Kokrajhar

1 Aug 2018 - 11:02pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Kokrajhar: BTC Chief Hagrama Mohilary distributed tractors among beneficiaries under the Chief Minister’s Samagra Gramya Unnaya Yojana at a ceremonial function held at BTC Secretariat ground in Kokrajhar today in presence of Assam minister Pramila Rani Brahma and Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary.

A total 1500 revenue villages from four BTAD districts are getting tractors under the under Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, 2017-18, which was started from Kokrajhar with ceremonially distribution. On ceremonially distribution programme, 15 self help groups were given away tractors. The tractors are being distributed from BTC Agriculture department to generate double cropping as well incomes among farmers in the region and were given away subsidy way from the state government.

Mohilary urged the beneficiaries as well farmers to make double cropping to make more products of crops.

BTC director for Agriculture MM Swargiary told that the tractors are distributed among revenue villages in BTAD region and today ceremonially distributed. He said that the scheme will cover 2872 villages in BTAD region in phase wise in coming days.

Among others,BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary,BTC executive member Ansumwi Khunggur Boro,Deputy Commissioner Niranjan Baruah were prominent attendees on the occasion.

Meanwhile,BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary inaugurated the constructed office building of central selection board(CSB) near Kokrajhar Head Post Office.The building was constructed under BTAD GAD department with amounting of Rs.3.60 crores.

Ultras nabbed

14 Sep 2009 - 1:36pm | Bikash Das

Kamalpur police today apprehended two ULFA militants namely Hemanta Kalita and Bakul Boro. Police has recovered some ULFA related documents from their possession. In another incident, Baihata Chariali police today apprehended one NDFB cadre namely Babul Rabha. He is cadre of 3rd Battalion of NDFB. He is from Udalguri.