Awareness meet on social upliftment held at Kopati
An awareness campaign was organized by the Directorate of Field Publicity under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of Government of India in association with the Live Green,a nature based NGO of Udalguri district at Bongaligaon near Kopati in Udalguri district on September 18. The awareness meeting drew attention of more than four hundred villagers of Kopati area,teachers and students which got underway from September 16 last and concluded with an awareness meet on September 18. The organizers on the occasion held various competitions among the students on the various themes like‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao (BBBP),Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yajana, Atal Pension Yojana,Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Beema Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY) where resource persons like R Sapkota,senior media person of Udalguri district,Jayanta Kumar Das,Dr.Harischaran Das,secretary of Aranya Suraksha Samiti,Asom,Pranjal Borah,branch manager of UCO Bank,Mazbat branch,Harendra Singh,Depty Commandent of 23rd battalion of SSB,Lalpool camp dwelt on the topics and appealed to the villagers to follow the government welfare schemes for their better life in the society. A street play on ‘ Beti Bachao- Beti Padhao’ and Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan was also staged on the occasion to draw the attention of the villagers towards their duties and responsibilities.Cultural teams of Rangajuli Bahurangi Kristi Dal, Priyanka group, Bodo folk and Rabha folk groups on the occasion enthralled the spectators with their theme based performances.
23 Nov 2008 - 5:16pm | editor
The AGP unification process hits yet another roadblock with the party finding it difficult to comply with the terms and conditions of its breakaway group AGP(P).
The differences cropped up when the unification panel members a few AGP(P) leaders in Dispur which failed to resolve it.
The first one problem came up when AGP included members of PLP and TGP in the steering committee forcing the AGP(P) members to protest their non-inclusion. Prafulla Kr Mahanta-led AGP (P) has demanded 35 members in the central executive, 7 members in steering committee, 15 members in every district committee and also in Mahila Parishad and Yuva Parishad.
The new demand put AGP in a fix and it forced the party leaders to meet again in the party headquarters Notably, the main opposition party has already included members of PLP and TGP in the steering committee.
15 Feb 2010 - 4:56pm | editor
A hardcore ULFA cadre was arested in Guwahati on Monday. According to information, identified as Kamal Boro the 709 battalion cadre was apprehended from Jalukbari area in thge wee hours during a joint operation by police and CRPF. He is said to be a resident of Udalguri.
22 Jul 2010 - 11:43am | Juthika Das
Four people died and over 50 others have been injured when police opened fire on a group of student protesters trying to stall government proceedings of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Barpeta on Wednesday.
According to information, over 10,000 protesters led by leaders of the All Assam Minority Students' Union went on the rampage on in Barpeta town demanding cancellation of the NRC pilot project.
Senior police officials said the mob turned violent and started vandalism, attacking shops and private vehicles and tried storming the district magistrate's office. Initially, police resorted to lathicharge and then opened fire in the air before firing on the crowd to disperse them. Three protesters were killed and 50 injured in the police action whilke another seruously injured people died on the way to GMCH along with others.